Zucchini con Queso

The amazing Bricia Lopez shares a recipe for an easy and healthy Mexican snack, the perfect appetizer for any party!

  • Servings 4
  • 45
  • Easy

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 Zucchini
  • 1 cup of shredded Mozzarella
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1⁄2 tbsp. of Onion, finely diced
  • 1⁄4 cup Bread crumbs 
  • 1 tsp. of fresh parsley, finely chopped 

Sauce 

  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1⁄4 white onion
  • 1⁄2 tbsp. olive oil Salt 
  • Pepper 

Directions

  1. Slice​ ​zucchini​ ​in​ ​half​ ​and​ ​use​ ​spoon​ ​to​ ​scoop​ ​out​ ​the​ ​flesh.​ ​​​Set​ ​flesh​ ​from​ ​all zucchini​ ​aside.
  2. Boil​ ​water​ ​in​ ​a​ ​pot​ ​and​ ​throw​ ​in​ ​zucchinis​ ​for​ ​3​ ​minutes.
  3. Remove​ ​zucchini​ ​from​ ​boiling​ ​water​ ​and​ ​set​ ​them​ ​aside.
  4. Chop​ ​zucchini​ ​flesh​ ​you​ ​had​ ​set​ ​aside,​ ​and​ ​place​ ​in​ ​mixing​ ​bowl.​ ​Set​ ​aside.
  5. Place​ ​saucepan​ ​with​ ​olive​ ​oil​ ​over​ ​medium​ ​heat​ ​and​ ​sauté​ ​garlic​ ​and​ ​onion​ ​for​ ​4 minutes,​ ​then​ ​add​ ​chopped​ ​zucchini​ ​flesh​ ​and​ ​cook​ ​2​ ​minutes.​ ​​​Add​ ​the​ ​bread​ ​crumbs and​ ​saute​ ​until​ ​the​ ​mixture​ ​is​ ​golden​ ​brown
  6. Remove​ ​mixture​ ​from​ ​heat​ ​and​ ​set​ ​aside.
  7. Preheat​ ​oven​ ​to​ ​350°F.
  8. Stuff​ ​zucchini​ ​halves​ ​with​ ​sautéed​ ​mixture​ ​and​ ​top​ ​with​ ​cheese.
  9. Place​ ​zucchini​ ​in​ ​baking​ ​dish​ ​and​ ​bake​ ​for​ ​15​ ​minutes,​ ​until​ ​cheese​ ​is​ ​melted​ ​and browned.
  10. ​​Boil​ ​tomatoes,​ ​garlic,​ ​and​ ​onion​ ​for​ ​sauce.​ ​Once​ ​softened,​ ​blend​ ​tomatoes,​ ​onion, garlic,​ ​olive​ ​oil,​ ​salt​ ​and​ ​pepper.​
  11. Serve​ ​stuffed​ ​zucchini​ ​with​ ​sauce.

Pro Tips

Add a little spice with a pinch of dried guajillo chile in the sauce.

icon

Recoleta Chicken

This deceivingly simple chicken recipe and rice dish is a perfect mid-week dinner, easy to prepare but healthy and appetizing.

icon

Pipián Rojo Vegano

Una deliciosa versión vegana del clásico platillo Mexicano.

Join our table

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Have no product in the cart!