I grow zucchini in my garden and every year I try different healthy recipes. This one is great and very simple to make. Go out there and pick or buy your zucchini and try this recipe out. I promise you won't be disappointed!
Makes 4 Servings
Hands-on Time: 10 min Total Time: 30 min
1lb ground turkey
1/2 cup each of red and green bell pepper. chopped
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp. chili powder
1 cup salsa
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat 4 cheese Mexican
2 large zucchini.
Salt and pepper to taste
!. Place a grill topper on the grill or use foil and close lid. Preheat to 400 degrees on medium-high. 2. Meanwhile, cut zucchini in half, lengthwise. Using a spool, scoop out flesh, leaving a shell of about 1/4" on all sides. Chop flesh and set aside. 3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Spray with cooking spray and add turkey, using a large spoon to break it up. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook until browned stirring occasionally, about 5 min. 4. Add chopped zucchini and pepper and onion mix to pan and stir to mix. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 3 min. 5. Transfer mixture to a large bowl, add salsa and cheese and stir to combine. 6. Lightly spray zucchini shells with cooking spray and then stuff with turkey mixture, dividing evenly between them. 7. Brush grill topper with oil and arrange stuffed zucchini. Close lid and cook until tender, about 15 min. 8. Transfer to a warm platter, tent with foil and let rest 5 min. Serve hot and top with more salsa, if desired.
Per serving: 240 cal - 6g fat - 38g protein