November 3 2018

Diabetic Recipe/Zucchini with Chickpea and Mushroom Stuffing

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Zucchini with Chickpea and Mushroom Stuffing


8 servings

107 calories


4 zucchini, halved
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 (8 ounce) package button mushrooms, sliced
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin, or to taste
1 (15.5 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/2 lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
sea salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
McCormick Pure Ground Black Pepper 3 Oz

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a shallow baking dish.
Scoop out the flesh of the zucchini; chop the flesh and set aside. Place the shells in the prepared dish.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté onions for 5 minutes, then add garlic and sauté 2 minutes more. Stir in chopped zucchini and mushrooms; sauté 5 minutes. Stir in coriander, cumin, chickpeas, lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper. Spoon mixture into zucchini shells.
Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until zucchini are tender

Per Serving: 107 calories; 2.7 g fat; 18.4 g carbohydrates; 4.5 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 170 mg sodium. Full nutrition




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Posted 11/03/2018 by Mws R in category "Recipes

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  1. By crushedcaramel on

    Are zucchinis the same as courgettes? That looks lovely. I love chickpeas and mushrooms.

    I don’t know why, but I cannot post a comment when I am looking at posts on your site Michelle. It keeps asking me to log-in although I am already am logged in. When I do type in my user name and password it doesn’t seem to recognize me.

    1. By Mws R (Post author) on

      Interesting, I will have to check that out. I am sorry about that. Please keep trying to comment though I love your comments. I am not sure if Zucchini is same as courgettes, I will have to look that up.

    2. By crushedcaramel on

      I have no problems commenting on WP Reader….but I cannot look at your entire post on Reader, I have to visit your site to see the post and then go back out to Reader in order to comment…
      …if I am being a lazy bones, I just press “like” because my head can’t cope with all the faffing around to and fro! This is not a criticism lovely Michelle, I just wondered if there is a reason why it is so difficult to comment on your site?

    3. By Mws R (Post author) on

      I think because I have a “Approve comments manually” thing that is what is happening. Thank you for letting me know dear friend! I appreciate it.

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