Stuffed Courgettes with Rocket Salad

Delicious Vegetarian Stuffed Courgettes
Delicious Vegetarian Stuffed Courgettes
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Ingredients

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2 large Courgettes
1 tbsp Olive oil
1 small Onion chopped
1 large clove Garlic finely chopped
250g Tomatoes chopped
¼ tsp Chili flakes
pinch Sugar
Basil large handful fresh leaves, roughly chopped
125g Mozzarella drained and grated
2 tbsp Cornmeal
250g Lentils pack microwavable Puy
1½ tbsp Olive oil extra-virgin
1 tbsp Red wine vinegar
50g Rocket
Coarse salt to taste
Black pepper to taste

Nutritional information

503
Calories
25.6g
Fat
50.9g
Carbohydrates
22g
Protein
5mg
Cholesterol
82mg
Sodium
Ingredients

Stuffed Courgettes with Rocket Salad

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These Stuffed Courgettes with Rocket Salad are a vegetarian’s delight. A perfectly balanced dish with cheesy stuffed courgettes served with a cooked lentil and fresh rocket salad. The filling consists of the removed courgette centers quickly grilled with some onion, garlic, tomatoes, chili flakes, a pinch of sugar and chopped, fresh basil leaves.

There are so many wonderful flavors to this dish and you are sure to get in all the nutrients needed that you won’t be missing out on anything with this recipe!

To make Stuffed Courgettes with Rocket Salad, you will need the following ingredients:

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Steps to make Stuffed Courgettes with Rocket Salad

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Preheat grill

Preheat the oven to gas 6/200°C, fan/180°C.

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Prepare courgettes to grill

Slice the courgettes in half, lengthwise and scoop out the center flesh with a spoon and set aside. The shell should be about ½-inch thick.

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Grill shells

Place the shells on a baking tray, drizzled with a bit of oil and seasoned with salt and pepper. Grill in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes.

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Cook center filling

In a frying pan over medium heat, heat the remaining oil and add the roughly chopped center flesh from the courgettes. Cook with onions and garlic for about 4-5 minutes.

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Add seasoning

Add the tomatoes, chili flakes and sugar and stir. You may need to add more seasoning to taste.

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8

Thicken sauce

Simmer for 5-8 minutes until the sauce has thickened.

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Add basil

Stir in the chopped basil leaves.

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Prepare courgettes

Spoon the filling mixture into the baked courgette shells and topped with cornmeal and grated mozzarella .

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Bake

Bake in the oven for about 10 minutes until the cheese is melted and golden.

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10

Cook lentils

Cook the lentils according to the package directions.

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Prepare rocket salad

Toss cooked lentils with olive oil, vinegar and rocket and season with salt and pepper.

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Serve

Serve the stuffed courgettes with the rocket and lentil salad and enjoy!

Stuffed Courgettes with Rocket Salad should definitely be on your menus this week. Try out this recipe if you’re looking for a well-balanced vegetarian meal. All the nutrients and all the flavors that you will just love! Let us know what you think and tag #cookmerecipes in your own pictures and posts, online.

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Athina

So delicious! Thanks for sharing recipe!

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