facebook pixal
Recipedia

Grilled Beany Zucchini

Serves8
IngredientsVegetables, Beans
Day PartDinner, Lunch, Snack
Menu PartSide Dish
Cuisine TypeAmerican
beany zucchini

This dish starts with hollowed out zucchini, which is filled with a mixture of garbanzo beans, red peppers, spices and cheese, then grilled to a crisp golden brown.

Ingredients

4 large zucchini, cut in half lengthwise
1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup onion, chopped
2 tsp. garlic, minced
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 medium tomato, seeded, chopped
1 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
1 15-oz. can garbanzo beans, drained
1⁄4 cup parmesan, grated
 

Steps

1. With a sharp knife, hollow out zucchini, leaving 1⁄4-in. shells. Chop removed zucchini and reserve shells.

2. In a skillet over medium-high heat, sauté chopped zucchini, bell pepper, onion and garlic in oil until crisp-tender, approx. 8 min. Add tomato and basil and sauté until mixture is fairly dry, another 5 min. more.

3. Add beans to side of skillet; coarsely mash about half the beans. Add 2 tbsp. parmesan and mix thoroughly.

4. Spoon mixture into reserved zucchini shells; sprinkle with remaining cheese and grill, covered, over medium-hot coals until shells are crisp-tender, approx. 10-15 min.
 

Latest Recipes

View More