Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Mar 15, 2024 · Chef Julian
Mar 15, 2024Chef Julian

Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Introduction:

Sail into flavor paradise with our delectable Stuffed Zucchini Boats! These wholesome boats are filled to the brim with a savory mixture of quinoa, crunchy walnuts, and vibrant vegetables, making them a satisfying and nutritious dish that's perfect for any occasion. Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more!

Essential Sports Nutrition Ingredients:

- 1 cup (185g) cooked quinoa
- 2 medium zucchinis
- ½ small onion, diced
- ½ small red bell pepper, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- ½ cup (60g) raw walnuts
- ½ tbsp. nutritional yeast
- ⅛ tsp. salt & pepper
- 1 lemon (juiced)
- ¼ cup (12g) chopped fresh parsley

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Essential Sports Nutrition What You Need to Do:

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
2. In a food processor, combine the walnuts, half of the lemon juice, diced onions, minced garlic, diced bell pepper, salt, pepper, nutritional yeast, and chopped parsley. Pulse until the walnuts are broken into small pieces.
3. Add the cooked quinoa to the food processor with the walnut mixture and pulse a few times to combine. Set aside.
4. Slice both zucchinis in half lengthwise and cut off the stem top. Use a spoon to scoop out the soft center of the zucchinis to create room for the filling.
5. Evenly distribute the walnut-quinoa mixture into the zucchini boats, pressing down slightly on the mixture. Optionally, pour the remaining lemon juice over the boats.
6. Place the stuffed zucchini boats on a baking tray and bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until the zucchinis are tender in the middle.
7. Serve hot as a delightful main dish, or prepare the night before for a quick and satisfying cold lunch option.

Summary:

Our Stuffed Zucchini Boats are a delightful fusion of wholesome ingredients and robust flavors, making them a standout dish that's as nutritious as it is delicious. With their vibrant colors and satisfying textures, these boats are sure to be a hit with both veggie lovers and meat enthusiasts alike.

Conclusion:

Whether you're looking for a hearty dinner option or a convenient lunch solution, our Stuffed Zucchini Boats are the perfect choice. Bursting with flavor and packed with nutrients, they're a tasty way to enjoy the abundance of summer vegetables. So set sail on a culinary adventure and indulge in the deliciousness of these delightful zucchini boats today!

 

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Chef Julian

Chef Julian, a celebrated chef from the Northeast, is renowned for his healthy recipes, including creative smoothies and low-calorie versions of popular dishes. He trained at the Culinary Institute of Vermont and enjoys taking his family on ski trips during the winter months.

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