Stuffed Grilled Zucchini

Fresh, stuffed and full of flavour.




  • 4 medium zucchini

  • 5 teaspoons olive oil, divided

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion

  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs

  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese




  • Cut zucchini in half lengthwise; scoop out pulp, leaving 1/4-in. shells. Brush with 2 teaspoons oil; set aside. Chop pulp.

  • In a large skillet, saute pulp and onion in remaining oil. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add bread crumbs; cook and stir until golden brown, about 2 minutes.

  • Remove from the heat. Stir in the mozzarella cheese, mint and salt. Spoon into zucchini shells. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

  • Grill, covered, over medium heat until zucchini is tender, 8-10 minutes.