Ancient Grains Stuffed Zucchini

The 2nd place winner in our Engine 2 Food Line Recipe contest is Lauren Vaught. We loved this recipe, not only for the delicious combination of flavor, but also for the beautiful presentation!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Cook Time 30 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Serves 2-4
Ancient Grains Stuffed Zucchini
2 zucchini, sliced lengthwise
1/2 onion, diced
1/2 cup frozen edamame
1/2 cup shredded and diced carrots
1/2 cup frozen or fresh corn kernels
1/2 cup diced mushrooms
2 tsp. low sodium tamari
1 Tbs. chopped almonds or peanuts
1/2 cup chopped mango, fresh or frozen
Preheat oven to 350.
Scoop out middle of each zucchini slice, creating a ‘ditch’ down the center.
Place zucchini cut side down in a pan filled with 1 cup water into 350 degree oven for 12-15 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine the next 7 ingredients in a bowl.  Scoop equal amounts intozucchini ‘boats’.
Top with chopped mango and almonds.
Bake for another 15-20 minutes to heat through.  Enjoy!

You can find our plant-strong grain blends at Whole Foods Market. 

*If you can’t use our grain blends, you can combine quinoa, farro, lentils, brown rice and wild rice to make this grain blend.

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