Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats - Food of the World

I am so excited to co-host an event called " Food of the World " along with another six co-bloggers . This is going to be a monthly event where you can link up your recipes with in the theme . This month , we were going to explore Italian food .  Linky Tool will be open till end of the month , so guys post up your collection of Italian recipes and enjoy with us.

So when you think of  Italian Cuisine , you get loads of recipes in your mind , as i did. I wanted to explore something different other than usual Spaghetti and  Pizza . When i was browsing the net i found this Less in Calorie- Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats . Omg these Stuffed Zucchini's were too good as they look.

Ingredients :

Zucchini's - 2
Garlic pods - 3
Onions Chopped - 1/4 Cup
Oregano - 1/4 TSP
Frozen Peas - 2 TBLSP
Chicken Liver -  1/3 Cup
Chili Flakes -  to your taste
Salt - to taste
Pepper - to taste
Olive oil - 2 TBLS
Mozzarella Cheese  -Handful

Instructions :

 -  Pre -heat the oven to 400F.
-  Cut the Zucchini lengthwise into half .
-  Scoop the pulp / seeds from the zucchini - Save it you will need it when we are cooking the chicken liver.
- Heat some Olive Oil in the pan . Once its hot , add chopped onions and garlic . Saute till they turn golden brown. Add the the zucchini seeds and saute for couple of minutes . Sprinkle some salt and pepper.
- Now add the Chicken liver and saute for couple of minutes . Sprinkle chili flakes to your spice level . Add some oregano and cook till the liver is cooked well. Lastly add the frozen peas and cook it . Once the liver is done , keep off the heat .
- Meanwhile , apply some olive oil on top of zucchini , sprinkle some salt and pepper .
- Stuff the zucchinis with the liver mixture.
- load them with cheese and bake for 15 - 20  minutes .
- Serve them warm

I am sending the recipe to these linky Party

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Do visit all the co-host and travel the world with us .

Next month we are going to travel Ireland - Join us and travel the world with us !!!!


  1. Now this is truly a good thing to make with chicken livers sounds wonderful.

  2. i love chicken liver & this recipe looks delish Shey! beautiful pics

  3. Chicken liver? Hahhh!! my fav and good use of it into the beautiful boats.

  4. I just love the stuffing mix for your boats, this recipe is awesome! Thank you so much for sharing such wonderful food!
    Miz Helen

  5. Zucchini's not my thing, but I'll take that stuffing anyday! :) Looks really yummy! I'm so happy to be co-hosting with you!

  6. the chicken livers must make a unique flavored stuffing

  7. I've never used chicken liver before, but this sounds so tasty with zucchini and mozzarella. These would be beautiful as an appetizer too!

  8. Yum! Thank you for linking up at Tasty Tuesdays! Your post has been pinned to my Recipes from Tasty Tuesday board. I can't wait to see what you link up next week!
    Have a terrific weekend!

  9. They look like a great alternative to a meat based dinner. Thanks for linking up at Sweet and Savoury Sunday, stop by and link up again this weekend!

  10. This sounds beautiful and I like the fact that it's a little different from what most people first think of when they think of Italian food.