COSTA RICAN STUFFED ZUCCHINI (ZAPALLITOS RELLENOS)

Ingredients

  • 4 zucchini
  • 1 hard-boiled egg, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cheese (Monterey Jack, mozzarella or your choice)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup wholewheat fresh breadcrumbs

Preparation

Boil the zucchinis until tender, approx 8-10 minutes.

Let cool, cut in half lengthwise.

Scoop out the insides and place in a strainer, Force as much liquid out as possible.

Combine the squash paste, egg, grated cheese, and milk, mix well.

Fill the zucchini shells.

Sprinkle with the bread crumbs and parmesan cheese (get them ready up to this point and then just pop them in the oven 15 minutes before serving).

Heat in 350F oven for approx 10-15 minutes or until the parmesan is browned and they are heated through.

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Características

  • Alimento base: Zucchini
  • Dificultad: Easy
  • Tiempo preparación: 55 min.
  • Comensales: 4
  • Estacionalidad: All year
  • País: Costa Rica
  • Comunidad:
  • Típica de: Costa Rica
  • Provincia:
  • Microondas: No
  • Celiacos: No
  • Afrodisiaca: No
  • Thermomix: No
  • Niños: No
  • Light: No
  • Vegetariana: Yes