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Bulgur-Stuffed Zucchini

This bulgur-stuffed zucchini is light and vegetarian which makes it perfect for a late dinner in the summer. Bulgur gives a heartier texture to the veggie stuffing. And nothing’s stopping you to add some cheesiness to it by including grated parmesan into the mixture.
This bulgur-stuffed zucchini is light and vegetarian which makes it perfect for a late dinner in the summer. Bulgur gives a heartier texture to the veggie stuffing. And nothing’s stopping you to add some cheesiness to it by including grated parmesan into the mixture.

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Ingredients

2 medium zucchini
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 small red onion, diced
2 small carrots, diced
3 ounces of cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 red chili, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
1 cup bulgur
2 teaspoons of dried oregano
pepper
salt
1 cup vegetable stock
2 garlic cloves, crushed
¾ cup parmesan, grated
1 tablespoon olive oil

Ingredients

Steps

1
Done

Place the zucchinis on the work surface and chop off their ends. Cut them into 3 - 4 pieces.

2
Done

Scoop out most of the pulp from each piece of zucchini. Set aside.

3
Done

Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over low heat and add the onion. Cook for 30 seconds.

4
Done

Add the carrots, the scooped zucchini pulp, cherry tomatoes, red chili, parsley, bulgur, dried oregano, and vegetable stock. Season with salt and pepper and stir for up to 1 minute.

5
Done

Add the crushed garlic and stir it in. Add 1/2 cup of parmesan and stir it in. Cook and stir for 5 - 10 minutes, until the bulgur absorbs the liquid.

6
Done

Place the scooped out zucchini pieces into a baking dish. Stuff them with the cooked bulgur mixture. If some of it still remains, add it to the dish.

7
Done

Top with the remaining grated parmesan and the olive oil. Bake for 25 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

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Nutritional Chart

275 kcal
Calories
14 g
Protein
11 g
Fat
32 g
Carbohydrates

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Andrei Gusty

Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it.

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