Turkey Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

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Aubrey Published: December 2, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Turkey Stuffed Zucchini

These turkey stuffed zucchini are the best snack for the summer season! Enjoy savory zucchinis seasoned with wine and cheese then baked to perfection.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4mediumzucchini
  • 1tspbutter
  • ½smallonion,finely diced
  • 1shallot,minced
  • 3cloves garlic,crushed
  • 1ozwhite wine
  • 1 ⅓lbsground turkey,99% fat free
  • 1largeegg white
  • ¼cupParmesan cheese,grated
  • 1cupchicken broth,fat free
  • 2tbspwhole wheat breadcrumbs,seasoned
  • 1tsppaprika
  • 1tsprosemary,fresh chopped
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • 1tspmarjoram
  • 1tspdried basil
  • salt and fresh pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise and, using a spoon or melon baller, scoop out flesh, leaving ¼-inch thick.

  3. Arrange in a baking dish.

  4. Chop the scooped-out flesh of the zucchini in small pieces.

  5. In a large saute pan, melt butter and add onion, shallot, and garlic.

  6. Cook on a medium-low flame for about 2 to 3 minutes, until onions are translucent.

  7. Add chopped zucchini and season with a pinch of salt, cook about 2 to 3 minutes.

  8. Add wine and cook until it reduces.

  9. Add ground turkey and season with salt and pepper, cooking until turkey is white, breaking up in smaller pieces.

  10. Add paprika, rosemary, garlic powder, marjoram and basil.

  11. Mix well and cook another minute.

  12. Place turkey meat in a large mixing bowl and set aside to cool.

  13. When cooled, add parmesan cheese and egg white, mix well.

  14. Using a spoon, fill hollowed zucchinis with stuffing, pressing firmly and top with bread crumbs.

  15. Place chicken broth in bottom of the baking dish and cover tightly with foil.

  16. Bake for 35 minutes.

  17. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 823.07kcal
  • Fat: 39.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.78g
  • Trans Fat: 0.51g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.34g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.56g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.79g
  • Fiber: 3.78g
  • Sugar: 7.92g
  • Protein: 98.87g
  • Cholesterol: 323.64mg
  • Sodium: 1787.62mg
  • Calcium: 268.96mg
  • Potassium: 1815.88mg
  • Iron: 6.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 153.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 37.87mg
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