Zucchini con Queso

The amazing Bricia Lopez shares a recipe for an easy and healthy Mexican snack, the perfect appetizer for any party!

  • Servings 4
  • 45
  • Easy

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 Zucchini
  • 1 cup of shredded Mozzarella
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1⁄2 tbsp. of Onion, finely diced
  • 1⁄4 cup Bread crumbs 
  • 1 tsp. of fresh parsley, finely chopped 

Sauce 

  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1⁄4 white onion
  • 1⁄2 tbsp. olive oil Salt 
  • Pepper 

Directions

  1. Slice​ ​zucchini​ ​in​ ​half​ ​and​ ​use​ ​spoon​ ​to​ ​scoop​ ​out​ ​the​ ​flesh.​ ​​​Set​ ​flesh​ ​from​ ​all zucchini​ ​aside.
  2. Boil​ ​water​ ​in​ ​a​ ​pot​ ​and​ ​throw​ ​in​ ​zucchinis​ ​for​ ​3​ ​minutes.
  3. Remove​ ​zucchini​ ​from​ ​boiling​ ​water​ ​and​ ​set​ ​them​ ​aside.
  4. Chop​ ​zucchini​ ​flesh​ ​you​ ​had​ ​set​ ​aside,​ ​and​ ​place​ ​in​ ​mixing​ ​bowl.​ ​Set​ ​aside.
  5. Place​ ​saucepan​ ​with​ ​olive​ ​oil​ ​over​ ​medium​ ​heat​ ​and​ ​sauté​ ​garlic​ ​and​ ​onion​ ​for​ ​4 minutes,​ ​then​ ​add​ ​chopped​ ​zucchini​ ​flesh​ ​and​ ​cook​ ​2​ ​minutes.​ ​​​Add​ ​the​ ​bread​ ​crumbs and​ ​saute​ ​until​ ​the​ ​mixture​ ​is​ ​golden​ ​brown
  6. Remove​ ​mixture​ ​from​ ​heat​ ​and​ ​set​ ​aside.
  7. Preheat​ ​oven​ ​to​ ​350°F.
  8. Stuff​ ​zucchini​ ​halves​ ​with​ ​sautéed​ ​mixture​ ​and​ ​top​ ​with​ ​cheese.
  9. Place​ ​zucchini​ ​in​ ​baking​ ​dish​ ​and​ ​bake​ ​for​ ​15​ ​minutes,​ ​until​ ​cheese​ ​is​ ​melted​ ​and browned.
  10. ​​Boil​ ​tomatoes,​ ​garlic,​ ​and​ ​onion​ ​for​ ​sauce.​ ​Once​ ​softened,​ ​blend​ ​tomatoes,​ ​onion, garlic,​ ​olive​ ​oil,​ ​salt​ ​and​ ​pepper.​
  11. Serve​ ​stuffed​ ​zucchini​ ​with​ ​sauce.

Pro Tips

Add a little spice with a pinch of dried guajillo chile in the sauce.

icon

Salmon in Red Mojo Sauce

Try this easy recipe for Spanish mojo and use it with your favorite fish fillet, low-calorie but full of flavor!

icon

Mexican Chocolate Snowman Cake

Learn how to make this fun and delicious snowman cake using regular chocolate cake mix and ground Mexican chocolate.

Join our table

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Have no product in the cart!