Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Tasty Tuesdays: Stuffed Zucchini with Tomato & Mozzarella

Welcome to Tasty Tuesdays!

Did you have a good 4th of July?  I can't believe it's over - Summer is more than half way through.  Where has the time gone?

I made this recipe last week - what a perfect way to enjoy garden fresh zucchini and tomatoes!

{ Recipe adapted from one in the July / August 2011 issue of Everyday Food }

- Olive oil
- 1 medium to large size zucchini
- 2 Roma or plum tomatoes
- 2 TBS fresh herbs { I used basil and oregano }
- 1 Teaspoon white vinegar
- 4 oz fresh mozzarella

1.  Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Cut zucchini in half, lengthwise, and scrape out seeds.  Drizzle olive oil on a rimmed baking sheet and brush to coat the surface.  Place zucchini cut side up.  Season with salt and pepper.

2.  Halve tomatoes, discard seeds, and dice small.  Place in bowl and add chopped herbs and vinegar.  Stir to combine.

3.  Scoop tomato mixture into zucchini.

4.  Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes or until zucchini is tender.  Remove from oven and top with mozzarella.  Place under broiler for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

5.  Serve immediately and enjoy!

I loved this dish it was so easy and simple, yet so flavorful.  I know I'll be making it again soon - my zucchini plant is going crazy!

What did you cook this week?

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Andrea {blonde ambitions} said...

This looks amazing! Definitely going to try this with all the fresh produce.

Val said...

A perfect Summer meal.

Brandi said...

I wish I could grow vegetables too. It must be so nice to walk out in your garden and grab fresh produce for dinner.

SnoWhite said...

I love this! What a great idea. Yum.

Ashley said...

these look awesome and EASY! I will make these!

Debra Ann Elliott said...

Yummy! Thanks for hosting, linking up

Sara said...

This sounds ah-mazing! My garden is overflowing with basil and oregano. I'm definitely going to try this. Perfect for summer!
Thanks for sharing!

The Single Nester said...

Just picked a whole bunch of zucchini. Will definitely try this.

soulicious.net said...

Looks delicious. Can't wait for my zuchinis to come! I've been enjoying my radishes in the meantime, like with the fennel, apple and radish salad I shared today. Beautiful!

Leslie said...

Thanks for hosting! I make stuffed zucchini the exact same way. So yummy! :)

Emily {Frilly Details} said...

Oh yum, this looks delicious! A few weeks ago I made grilled stuffed zucchini from Our Best Bites blog. It was very tasty!

Mary said...

Thanks for the blog hop, I haven't been here for a while. The Zucchini boats look great.

Judee said...

Your stuffed zucchini looks fabulous. I love how you scooped it out and filled it! yum I'm pinning it. Thanks for hosting. I linked a recipe for a homemade cucumber sour cream dill salad dressing

kristen nicole said...

I tried making stuff zucchini once but I couldn't take out of the center of the zucchini enough. lol Thanks for sharing your recipe! I look forward to making this.

Frugal in Florida said...

Wow, those look pretty tasty ... I might have to make them tonight or tomorrow while Hubby is gone (he hates zucchini) ... thanks for sharing that!

Kristy Lynn said...

holy cow alissa! you sure float my boat... my zucchini boat, that is ;)

actually, i've linked up my own stuffed zucchini this week: raw kale salad stuffed zucchini. we should have a zucchini stuffing party!... i feel a blog challenge coming on!

also, it's our second week for the Wednesday Fresh Foods Blog Hop - please feel free to stop by and link up your CSA collections, farmer's market treasures, garden harvests, seasonal recipes, or related food politics rants :) Hope to see you there!

diane @ a spot of whimsy said...

looks totally amazing - a must make!

Javelin Warrior said...

Wow, I love dropping by to drool over your latest creations and today I'm featuring this post in Food Fetish Friday (with a link-back and attribution). I hope you have no objections and it's always a pleasure following you…

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The quilt turned out great! I've been wanting to try free motion quilting. It seems like it would be a real challenge for someone like me who likes everything nice and symmetrical, forcing me out of my comfort zone.


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