Stuffed zucchini with spicy chicken breast and tomato sauce

4 persons | 45 minutes

with a tasty filling of chicken breast and tomato sauce taste simply delicious. The garlic and Italian herbs add wonderful flavor while the parmesan and mozzarella create a fabulous cheese crust.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )
Stuffed zucchini with spicy chicken breast and tomato sauce
Stuffed zucchini with spicy chicken breast and tomato sauce

4 persons | 45 minutes

with a tasty filling of chicken breast and tomato sauce taste simply delicious. The garlic and Italian herbs add wonderful flavor while the parmesan and mozzarella create a fabulous cheese crust.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )

Ingredients

  • 3 zucchini
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 350 g chicken breast fillet
  • ¹⁄₄ tsp Italian herbs
  • ¹⁄₄ tsp garlic powder, dried
  • ¹⁄₄ tsp salt
  • ¹⁄₄ tsp black pepper
  • 3⁄ ₄ cup tomato sauce
  • 30g parmesan
  • 50-100g mozzarella

Instructions

  1. Cut the zucchini in half lengthways.
  2. Scoop out the flesh with a spoon to form small boats.
  3. Place the vegetables cut-side up in a baking dish.
  4. Brush with half the oil .
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 °C for about 15 minutes.
  6. In the meantime, prepare the filling.
  7. Dice the chicken fillets.
  8. Heat the remaining oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  9. Add the chicken and season with the herbs, garlic, salt and pepper.
  10. Fry for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring constantly, until the chicken is cooked through.
  11. Pour in the tomato sauce.
  12. Stir and cook for a further 2 minutes .
  13. Remove the courgettes from the oven and fill with the prepared mixture.
  14. Sprinkle with grated parmesan and mozzarella.
  15. Return the stuffed courgettes into the oven for an additional 5 to 10 minutes.

Utensils

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • baking dish
  • frying pan