Rice Pilaf Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Rice Pilaf Stuffed Zucchini Boats

These rice pilaf stuffed zucchini boats are a great seasonal dish.  It is an easy dish and can be served as a side dish or main dish.

Most of my recipes are oil free and all are 100% vegan.

Note, this can be made in other types of squash, and made with wild rice and other nuts like almonds!


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Rice Pilaf Stuffed Zucchini Boats
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Instructions
  1. Chop all vegetables.
  2. Prepare zucchini by cutting into quarters, scooping out the seeds with a spoon to make a 'boat'.
    zucchini boats
  3. Place zucchini face down in a cast iron pan or on a baking sheet with parchment paper. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes until tender. Alternatively, you can also steam the zucchini. You want it tender crisp and not mushy.
    Baked zucchini
  4. While zucchini is baking, In a medium sauce pan, add vegetable broth, onion, garlic, and thyme, bring it to a boil, then add brown rice and cook according to instructions.
  5. During the last 7 minutes of cook time of your rice, add walnuts, cherries, celery and mushrooms.
    Rice Pilaf
  6. Spoon rice pilaf into zucchini boats and serve.
    zucchini boats
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