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Stuffed Zucchini Recipes

Zucchini are among the most versatile vegetables when it comes to stuffing them. Lots of variety!

Elisabetta's Quick & Easy Stuffed Zucchini - Le Zucchine Ripene Dell'Elisabetta
Cooking is in large part a matter of looking into the fridge or pantry, taking stock of what's there, and deciding what to do next. When Elisabetta found several round zucchini and a link sausage she decided to stuff the zucchini...

Zucchini Stuffed with Risotto Recipe - Zucchine al Risotto
Round zucchini are the perfect container for a delicate risotto with ham, mint and pine nuts. These stuffed zucchini are very nice served warm.

Stuffed Zucchini with Eggplant, Zucchine alla Melanzana
Most times, if you come across fresh zucchini with their blossoms, you separate the zucchini from the blossoms, do as you will with the zucchini, and fry the blossoms. Here we instead use the two together, and though the recipe is a bit unusual, it is good.

Zucchini with Eggplant Recipe - Zucchine alla Melanzana - Zucchini an…
Most times, if you come across fresh zucchini with their blossoms, you separate the zucchini from the blossoms, do as you will with the zucchini, and fry the blossoms. Here we instead use the two together, and though the recipe is a bit unusual, it is good.

Zucchini Flowers Certosina-Style -- Fiori di Zucca alla Certosina
Zucchini Flowers Certosina-Style, or Fiori di Zucca alla Certosina: Here's a simple, zesty recipe for Zucchini flowers from Emilia Romagna. One could serve them with boiled meats, which require something to perk them up, but I think they'll do well with any mild-flavored dish. To serve six you'll need:

Stuffed Zucchini: Zucchini Ripieni
Zucchini stuffed with ground beef, breadcrumbs and cheese -- A Calabrian recipe for an elegant meal.

Zucchini Stuffed with Asparagus: Zucchine Ripiene agli Asparagi
An inspired spring combination.

Zucchini Stuffed with Meat: Zucchine Ripiene di Carne
A simple, tasty meat-based filling for zucchini.

Zucchini with a "Meatless" Filling: Zucchine Ripiene di Magro
A "meatless" filling for zucchini. The quotes are because the recipe, which is old, calls for pancetta. Which you are of course free to omit.

Stuffed Zucchini
Italian cooking is spreading; this quite authentically Italian recipe for stuffed zucchini is from a site that's primarily Indian. The tips on cooking, which discuss adapting Italian foods to the Indian taste, are especially interesting.

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