How to make stuffed zucchini

The zucchini they lend themselves to many gastronomic preparations; they can flavor a first course, a meat or fish dish or they can be containers for a tasty filling. In this regard we will illustrate you how to make stuffed zucchini, following our step by step recipe.

Zucchini should never be missing in the kitchen; they have various health properties for the body, among which the diuretic, purifying, refreshing, laxative, detoxifying and anti-inflammatory action stand out. To better preserve the vitamin content of the zucchini, it is advisable to steam it or in the oven at a medium temperature. The only recommendation is to buy organic courgettes to ensure a genuine product.

How to make stuffed zucchini, what we need

  • 6 nice firm round organic courgettes
  • 1 large pepper
  • 2 carrots
  • Bechamel
  • A handful of raisins
  • A handful of pine nuts
  • A glass of white wine
  • 150 grams leerdammer cheese
  • 50 grams of grated Parmesan cheese
  • Leek
  • Oil
  • salt

How to make stuffed zucchini, the preparation

  1. Wash the courgettes well and cook them for about 10 minutes in boiling salted water
  2. Drain the courgettes and let them cool
  3. Cut the cap and dig inside using a teaspoon: you have to remove all the pulp
  4. Fry the chopped leek with a drizzle of oil in a non-stick pan
  5. After two minutes add the peppers and diced zucchini then cook for 20 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally with the help of a wooden spoon
  6. Add the raisins, the pine nuts, the pulp obtained from the zucchini, the wine and season with salt
  7. Let it cook for a few more minutes, the time for the wine to evaporate
  8. Pour the mixture into a bowl and add the diced cheese, b├ęchamel and grated cheese
  9. Mix well until everything is combined
  10. Fill the zucchini with the freshly prepared mixture, add a drop of oil, sprinkle a handful of Parmesan cheese on top and place them on a baking sheet
  11. Bake at 180 degrees for 20 minutes in a preheated convection oven.

Yours are ready stuffed zucchini to be served hot

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