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Grilled Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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Course: Appetizer
Keyword: zucchini


  • 6-8 small zucchinis
  • 200 g minced beef
  • Olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Greek yogurt
  • 1 can of chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1/4 cup of sweetcorn
  • 1/4 cup of canned black beans
  • A pinch of dry basil


  •  Heat a splash of oil in a saucepan. Add onions, garlic, minced meat, salt, pepper and cook until the minced beef is brown. Pour in chopped tomatoes and stir well. Add dry basil and more salt and pepper to taste.
  •  Leave to cook for 10-12 minutes on a medium heat. Add sweetcorn, black beans and stir well. Leave to simmer on a low heat for 2 minutes and set aside.
  • Remove the stems from the zucchinis, slice each zucchini lengthwise and remove the seeds from the center. Lightly coat the inside of each zucchini with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook the zucchinis on a heated grill for 10-12 minutes (face down). Remove from the heat and leave to cool.
  • Add the minced beef sauce to the center of each zucchini and add a drizzle of Greek yogurt.