Zucchini Boats with Rice

Zucchini Boats with Rice

DifficultyBeginner

Zucchini Boats with Rice: A simple, yet different meal prep favourite.

Prep Time15 minsCook Time15 mins
 500 g Pasta Sauce
 1 tbsp Olive Oil
 1 Brown Onion (diced)
 2 Garlic Cloves (crushed)
 1 cup Shredded Cheese
 400 g Red Kidney Beans
 5 Zucchini
 500 g 5 Star Beef Mince
 2 cups Rice
1

Preheat oven to 200 degrees celsius. Lightly grease a large baking tray with oil, put aside.

2

Cut the zucchini in half lengthwise, then trim off the stem ends. Use a spoon to carefully scoop the flesh out of the zucchinis. Arrange the zucchini in the baking dish.

3

Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Add the mince, onion and garlic and cook for 4-5 minutes. Add the red kidney beans and pasta sauce.

4

Meanwhile, bring four cups of water to the boil in a large saucepan. Add two cups of rice and bring heat down to simmer, cover and let cook for approximately 15 minutes.

5

Spoon the mince mixture into the zucchini's and cover with cheese. Bake in oven until cheese is golden and zucchini's are soft.

6

Serve zucchini boats on a bed of rice and with any additional meat mixture.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 5


Amount Per Serving
Calories 1049
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 62g96%
Total Carbohydrate 96g32%
Protein 53g106%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 500 g Pasta Sauce
 1 tbsp Olive Oil
 1 Brown Onion (diced)
 2 Garlic Cloves (crushed)
 1 cup Shredded Cheese
 400 g Red Kidney Beans
 5 Zucchini
 500 g 5 Star Beef Mince
 2 cups Rice

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 200 degrees celsius. Lightly grease a large baking tray with oil, put aside.

2

Cut the zucchini in half lengthwise, then trim off the stem ends. Use a spoon to carefully scoop the flesh out of the zucchinis. Arrange the zucchini in the baking dish.

3

Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Add the mince, onion and garlic and cook for 4-5 minutes. Add the red kidney beans and pasta sauce.

4

Meanwhile, bring four cups of water to the boil in a large saucepan. Add two cups of rice and bring heat down to simmer, cover and let cook for approximately 15 minutes.

5

Spoon the mince mixture into the zucchini's and cover with cheese. Bake in oven until cheese is golden and zucchini's are soft.

6

Serve zucchini boats on a bed of rice and with any additional meat mixture.

Zucchini Boats with Rice