Stuffed Ligurian zucchini
Tempo totale
Zucchini stuffed with tunny, pin nuts and basil
Ricetta: Second Course
Cucina: Italian
Serves: 4
  • 4 zucchini
  • 80 g of natural tunny
  • 1 egg
  • 30 g of cheese
  • 5-6 basil leaves
  • marjoram q.s.
  • salt q.s.
  • pine nuts
  • breadcrumbs q.s.
  • extra virgin olive oil
  1. Boil 2-3 minutes zucchini in salted water
  2. Remove them, dry and cut in half for the lengthwise
  3. Get the pulp of zucchini
  4. In blender, blend together the inside of the zucchini, tunny, pine nuts, basil, marjoram, egg and cheese
  5. Add to the mix a bitof breadcrumbs if it should be a bit thick.
  6. Fill the inside of the zucchini with this mixture
  7. Arrange in a baking dish greased with oil and cook circa 20 minutes at 180 degrees until golden.
Recipe by donna e casa ricette at