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Stuffed Zucchini Recipe, a classic French recipe called 'petits farcis'! Soft grilled vegetables stuffed with flavorful meatballs...

French Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

Stuffed Zucchini Recipe, a classic French recipe called 'petits farcis'! Soft grilled vegetables stuffed with flavorful meatballs...
Course Main Course, Side Dish, Starter
Cuisine French
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 3
Calories per serving 428 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 round fresh zucchini (green)
  • 1 round fresh zucchini (yellow)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 12,5 oz ground pork (350 g)
  • 1 small fresh carrot
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 small garlic cloves
  • 1 stalk fresh celery
  • 2 tsp dried herbs
  • olive oil
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Slice the top off the bell pepper and zucchini.

  2. Stuffed Zucchini Recipe, a classic French recipe called 'petits farcis'! Soft grilled vegetables stuffed with flavorful meatballs...

  3. Clean and deseed the bell pepper. Then with a teaspoon carefully remove the inside of the zucchini. Drizzle the emptied vegetables with a little olive oil and a good sprinkle of pepper and salt.


  4. Stuffed Zucchini Recipe, a classic French recipe called 'petits farcis'! Soft grilled vegetables stuffed with flavorful meatballs...

  5. Peel, clean and trim the onion, garlic cloves, carrot and celery stalk. Then dice all of them up finely and add them all to a clean blender. Blend until you get a fine vegetable paste.


  6. Stuffed Zucchini Recipe, a classic French recipe called 'petits farcis'! Soft grilled vegetables stuffed with flavorful meatballs...

  7. Pour the pork mince in a large mixing bowl and add the vegetable crumble. Season with the dried herbs and a generous pinch of pepper and salt.

  8. Stuffed Zucchini Recipe, a classic French recipe called 'petits farcis'! Soft grilled vegetables stuffed with flavorful meatballs...

  9. Mix all the ingredients up until well combined. Then divide the mince into 3 pieces and roll each of them into nice balls.

  10. Stuffed Zucchini Recipe, a classic French recipe called 'petits farcis'! Soft grilled vegetables stuffed with flavorful meatballs...

  11. Stuff the meatballs into the cleaned vegetables and cover with the tops.


  12. Stuffed Zucchini Recipe, a classic French recipe called 'petits farcis'! Soft grilled vegetables stuffed with flavorful meatballs...

  13. Then transfer the stuffed vegetables to a baking dish and drizzle with extra olive oil. Bake the vegetables in a preheated oven at 356°F (180C°) for 45 minutes covered by a sheet of tinfoil. Then remove the tinfoil and bake the vegetables for another 15 minutes. Then remove them and serve hot.


  14. Stuffed Zucchini Recipe, a classic French recipe called 'petits farcis'! Soft grilled vegetables stuffed with flavorful meatballs...