Zucchini Boats Stuffed with Lentils

Zucchini Boats Stuffed with Lentils
Level
Easy
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
15 minutes
Servings
8 servings
  • These Zucchini Boats Stuffed with Lentils are a unique way to serve a nutritious vegetable side dish. Cotija cheese and cilantro add freshness and tang for a delicious treat.

The Secret Ingredient

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked lentils
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons MAGGI Seasoning Sauce
  • 4 large zucchini, cut in half and flesh removed leaving skins intact
  • Crumbled Cotija cheese
  • Chopped cilantro for garnish

Make It

Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, until tender. Add lentils, tomato paste and seasoning sauce; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes or until heated through. Fill zucchini boats evenly with lentil mixture.

Step 2

Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in same skillet over medium-low heat. Add stuffed zucchini boats; cook for 10 minutes or until tender. Garnish each zucchini boat with cheese and cilantro; serve immediately.