Stuffed zucchini is the perfect dish for those looking to get their veggies in this summer. Zucchini cooks quickly and is packed with vitamin C and other minerals that keep you healthy, all while being very low in calories and containing no saturated fats or cholesterol.
Unfortunately for vegetarians and vegans, most stuffed zucchini recipes out there call for ground beef or other meat products, forcing herbivores to improvise. That's why we decided to round up 7 meatless stuffed zucchini recipes that are ready to go without modification. Hurray!
We love this recipe from The Creekside Cook! It's packed with grains, beans, and other veggies for a more filling stuffed zucchini that can stand alone as a meal. And if you want to make this vegan, all you need to do is exclude the cheese—it'll still be delicious without it—or substitute vegan cheese, of course.
This recipe hits us right in our Texan hearts. With jalapeno pepper, chipotle powder, and fresh cilantro, this recipe is a healthy way to enjoy those Tex-Mex flavors. You can even add chorizo for the meat eaters in your life.
Stuffed zucchini, meet lasagna. This awesome dish from Gimme Delicious can feed the whole family! This recipe uses an egg and is packed with ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheeses, so it would be more challenging to make this one vegan, but it's perfect for vegetarian and health-conscious crowds.
It may not be as pretty as some other recipes in this article, but these stuffed zucchinis have tons of cheesy flavor to satisfy even picky eaters. Because they're so cheesy, they make an excellent healthy party food option.
These cute little roll-ups also make excellent finger food for parties or snacks. It uses a dairy-based herbed cheese spread, though you could make this vegan with your favorite non-dairy cheese spread and a few finely chopped fresh herbs like parsely, thyme, and sage.
We finally found it: a fully vegan stuffed zucchini recipe with no ingredients you need to replace or temove. These colorful zucchinis from Sonnet's Kitchen use tomatoes, olives, and fresh basil to create a dish that suits not only a vegan diet, but paleo and gluten-free diets as well!