Beef-Stuffed Zucchini

I made this a few times already and everybody here loves it! Super easy and fast!

Here is what you will need:

4 medium zucchini
1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 egg
3/4 cup marinara or spaghetti sauce (can add bbq sauce instead)
1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
1/2 cup (2 oz) shredded Montrey Jack cheese
Addicional marina or spaghetti sauce.

Cut zucchini in half lengthwise; cut a thin slice from the bottom of each with a sharp knife to allow zucchini to sit flat. Scoop out pulp, leaving 1/4-in. shells.



Place shells in an ungreased 9X13 microwave-safe dish. This time I used my super practical microwave steam pan. If using the 9x13 pan, turn off microwave turntable setting. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and set aside.

Meanwhile, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Remove from heat; stir in egg, marinara sauce, bread crumbs, salt, pepper and cheese.

Spoon about 1/4 cup into each shell. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 4 minutes. Sprinkle with the Monterey Jack cheese. Microwave 3-4 minutes longer and zucchini are tender. Serve with additional marinara sauce.

Yumm Yumm!!


  1. love this my mom loves zucchini not for sure if she ever thought of fixing it this way but I plan on sharing it with her come see me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

  2. Hi :-) I followed your link over from Cassity's 'Remodelaholic' blog.
    One of our sons and my husband would really go for this meal!


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