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baked vegetable lasagna stuffed zucchini on a white plate with meted fresh mozzarella cheese on top and a sprinkling of parsley all around the plate.
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Vegetable Lasagna Stuffed Zucchini

Healthy, delicious filled with veggies makes an amazing Vegetable Lasagna Stuffed Zucchini. Using garden veggies and some cheese to make the most amazing low-carb, low-fat healthy zucchini boats.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword summer veggies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 240kcal
Author Eileen xo

Ingredients

  • 3 medium zucchini, sliced in half and centers used in filling

Vegetable Filling

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 shallot, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups button mushrooms, cleaned and diced *save the stems for veggie stock
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, washed and chopped
  • 1 medium red pepper, seeds removed and dice pepper
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • season with salt and pepper, to taste

Cheese Filling

  • 15 ounce Ricotta cheese, low-fat Keto diets, use full fat
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Sauce

  • 1 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 4oo degrees. 
  • In a large saute, over medium heat add olive oil. Add in garlic, onion, saute for about 2 minutes. Then add in the mushrooms, spinach, red pepper, tomato, season salt, pepper. Stir and set aside.

To Make The Cheese Filling

  • In a large bowl, combine Ricotta Cheese, egg, parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. Test seasoning. Set aside.

To complete the casserole

  • In a rectangle Pyrex pan that will hold the zucchini, add 1 cup marinara sauce to the bottom of the pan. Place the zucchinis in the pan, skin side down. Distribute the cheese between the zucchinis. Then distribute the cheese to the zucchini. 
  • Top with fresh mozzarella slices and bake about 25 minutes. Enjoy

Notes

  • any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1zucchini half | Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 734mg | Potassium: 839mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 7455IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 356mg | Iron: 2.5mg