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Quick stuffed courgettes

Quick stuffed courgettes

This is a relatively rapid way to prepare stuffed courgettes, using ready-made items that you can take out of the fridge or freezer at the last minute (or nearly).

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Last modified on: September 17th 2017

For 6 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
26 min.40 min.1 hour 6 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Quick stuffed courgettes : Photo of step #1 Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Prepare 6 courgettes (use the round sort, as they are easier to stuff): rinse them and slice off the top.
Stage 2
10 min.
Quick stuffed courgettes : Photo of step #2 Scoop out the courgette flesh with a teaspoon or, better still, a pommes parisiennes spoon. Sprinkle the inside of each hollowed out courgette lightly with table salt.
Stage 3
3 min.
Quick stuffed courgettes : Photo of step #3 Put a little cooked rice in the bottom of each courgette then add a little tomato sauce.
Stage 4
4 min.
Quick stuffed courgettes : Photo of step #4 Sit a meatball into each courgette.
Stage 5
4 min.
Quick stuffed courgettes : Photo of step #5 Top with a little grated cheese.
Stage 6
40 min.
Quick stuffed courgettes : Photo of step #6 Bake for about 40 minutes, preferably low in the oven, keeping an eye on the colour towards the end of cooking.

Remarks

Don't throw out the tops or flesh of the courgettes after scooping them out; you can use them in a quick courgette soup with cheese.

If you'd like a hotter flavour, pep up the tomato sauce with a little Tabasco or chilli.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
242649 gr84 gr210 gr
121 %19 %8 %32 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1243 gr4 gr11 gr
6 %1 %<1 %2 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4048 gr14 gr35 gr
20 %3 %1 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 6 people : 6.93 €
Per person : 1.16 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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MeatballsMeatballs: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Couscous, Tomato meat balls, ... All

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