Catalan beef stuffed zucchini

Catalan beef stuffed zucchini

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 429.5
  • Total Fat: 31.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 195.5 mg
  • Sodium: 752.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 27.1 g

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Zucchinis stuffed with beef and vegetables. Carbassons farcits Zucchinis stuffed with beef and vegetables. Carbassons farcits
Number of Servings: 4


    * Zucchini, baby, 4 large
    * Ground beef, 400 grams
    * Onions, raw, 1 small
    * Broccoli, fresh, 1 spear (about 5" long)
    * Hard Boiled Egg, 2 large
    * Tomato Sauce, 1.5 cup
    * Pepper, black, 1 dash
    * Salt, 1 dash
    * Garlic powder, 1 tsp
    * Basil, 1 leaves
    * Cheddar or Colby Cheese, Low Fat, 3 slice (1 oz)


1. Preheat the oven with the grill.
2. Peel the zucchinis and cut them in half.
3. Put the zucchinis inside the oven for 20 minutes or untill you see they are tender.
4. Clean the broccoli and boil it for 10 minutes.
5. Meanwhile, cut the onion and fry it in a big pan or a casserole. Spice the meat and mix it with the onion.
6. When the beef is golden brown, add the tomato sauce and salt it.
7. Drain the broccoli and mix it with the beef. Add the hard boiled eggs cutted in pieces.
8. Take the zucchinis out of the oven and let them cool down. (Don't switch off the oven yet, you'll need it to grill the cheese later). Once you can touch the zucchinis without getting burned, empty the central part with a teaspoon.
9. Fill the hollow with the beef mixed.
10. Add the cheese in strips and put it in the oven (grill) for 5 minutes.
Que aproveche! Enjoy your meal!

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HALY-LALY.

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  • Awesome! I didn't peel the zucchini and used feta cheese instead of Colby cheese and it turned out delicious. I will try it next time with crumbled tofu instead of the beef to satisfy my vegetarian friends! - 2/20/12

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  • Good! I would make it again! - 4/15/10

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  • Hey! A Catalan recipe! At home we do them with eggplants instead of zucchini! alberginies farcides! yummy! - 8/27/09

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  • How much of the zuccinni do you take out and what do you do with the ing that you took out? Throw it away? It sounds good! - 8/3/09

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  • Great way to use my garden vegetables! Delicious! I skipped the eggs though since I am not a fan of eggs, and I did not peel the zucchini. Thanks for sharing! - 7/12/09

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