Stuffed Grilled Zucchini

Stuffed Grilled Zucchini

When zucchini is in season, this is our go to recipe that pleases the whole family. You could also prepare these and cut them into quarters for a crowd.
Prep: 25 min.
Grill: 10 min.
Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium zucchini
  • 5 tsps. olive oil, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs (sub w/ almond flour for low carb. option)
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise; scoop out pulp, leaving 1/4-in. shells.
  2. Brush with 2 tsps. oil; set aside. Chop pulp.
  3. In a large skillet, sauté pulp and onion in remaining oil.
  4. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  5. Add bread crumbs; cook and stir until golden brown, about 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat. Stir in the mozzarella cheese and salt.
  7. Spoon into zucchini shells. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  8. Grill, covered, over medium heat until zucchini is tender, 8-10 minutes.