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Zucchini stuffed with pasta


  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x
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Ingredients

  • 3 zucchinis
  • 2 tablespoons of canola oil (or other)
  • 1/2 red onion or another, chopped into squares
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 orange bell pepper, but you may use a pepper of any other color that you like
  • Chopped parsley
  • 1/2 package of pasta, to your liking
  • 3/4 cup of Parmesan cheese or similar

Instructions

  1. In a large pot with boiling water, cook the zucchinis for exactly 15 minutes.
  2. After that time, remove from the water, and let cool.
  3. Split the zucchinis in half and remove the food from the inside.
  4. Place the tops of the zucchinis in a tray that can go in the oven. Set aside.
  5. In a skillet, fry in oil the onion and garlic for about 2 minutes.
  6. Add the chopped bell pepper. Cook for about 3 additional minutes. Season with oregano, salt and pepper.
  7. Add the pasta (precooked according to the package instructions).
  8. Stir well, and add the parsley and zucchinis insides, all chopped together.
  9. Rectify the taste, and add more salt or pepper if necessary.
  10. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  11. Spread the mixture over the top of each zucchini half. Then add cheese on top of each zucchini.
  12. Bake for 5-8 minutes.