Greek stuffed zucchinis

  • YIELD: Serves 4
  • PREP: 10 mins
  • COOK: 50 mins
  • READY IN: 60 mins



  1. Scoop out the zucchinis into a large bowl and set the empty zucchinis and flesh aside
  2. In a heavy bottomed pan, saute the onion and garlic until translucent and the 2 jars of passata and tomatoes
  3. Add the salt, sugar and lemon juice, adjust to taste, then gently stir through the mint and basil
  4. At this point, take out half of the passata and put it aside
  5. Add brown rice and olives and allow to simmer for 20 minutes, stirring regularly, and adding a small amount of water if needed
  6. Turn off the heat, and stir through the parsley and coriander
  7. Mix the zucchini flesh and tomato/rice sauce together and stuff the zucchinis- you can fill them to just over the edge
  8. Arrange them into a heat proof dish, and gently pour the other half of the sauce along the bottom of the zucchinis
  9. Bake at 200ºC for 30 minutes and serve with a fresh Greek salad

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