Zucchini stuffed with sausage and mozzarella are a simple, tasty and nutritious dish, ideal as an appetizer or as a main course.
In summer you know, there are extraordinary vegetables and so why not take advantage to make stuffed zucchini? This are a very tasty recipe, and a great help for when you don't have much time to spend in the kitchen.
Baked stuffed zucchini can have many variations and interpretations: to find new fun and delicious options, all you have to do is indulge with the leftovers you have in the fridge!
This recipe with sausage and mozzarella is one of our favorites! If you're a zucchini lover too, don't miss all our recipes with this wonderful vegetable full of fantastic nutritional properties.
for 4 servings
Cut zucchini in half lengthwise.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Score zucchini (like you’re dicing an avocado) and scoop out inside pulp into a large bowl.
In a large pan, add oil and put on stove on medium heat.
Take sausages out of skin and cook the meat, shredding with a wooden spoon.
Transfer the cooked sausage to the large bowl with zucchini pulp and add breadcrumbs, 1/2 cup mozzarella, minced garlic, and basil.
Spoon mixture into zucchini and top with remaining 1/4 cup mozzarella.
Bake until zucchini is tender and cheese golden, 15 minutes.