Tuna and Rice Stuffed Zucchini ( With Extra Soup Recipe )

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Tuna and Rice Stuffed Zucchini ( With Extra Soup Recipe )
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  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Cut the stalk fron the zucchini, then slice the top so that it is wide enough to be stuffed.
  3. Using a melon baller scoop out the flesh and put in a small pot together with the sliced tops, carrot, 1 cup water and roughly chopped onion. Simmer about 30 minutes or until the carrots are tender. when cooled blend until smooth.
  4. Mix the tuna, cooked rice, egg, capers, tomato,onions, anchovies and olives with a fork until mixed ( do not use a processor).
  5. Fill the zucchini with the mixture but do not over fill. Place pieces of cheese on top, then drizzle with olive oil. sprinkle some oregano and season.
  6. Place in an ovenproof dish.
  7. At this point you may throw in some quartered, medium sized potato and some extra sliced onions to the dish and they will cook at the same time.
  8. Cover in foil and bake for 30 minutes, then remove the foil and bake for another 30 minutes or until potatoes are done.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 373.65 Kcal (1564 kJ)
Calories from fat 100.33 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.15g 17%
Cholesterol 67.28mg 22%
Sodium 643.03mg 27%
Potassium 249.57mg 5%
Total Carbs 46.07g 15%
Sugars 2.05g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2.15g 9%
Protein 19.37g 39%
Vitamin C 13.3mg 22%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 35.4mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 187.8 Kcal (786 kJ)
Calories from fat 50.42 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.6g 17%
Cholesterol 33.82mg 22%
Sodium 323.18mg 27%
Potassium 125.43mg 5%
Total Carbs 23.15g 15%
Sugars 1.03g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.08g 9%
Protein 9.74g 39%
Vitamin C 6.7mg 22%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.4mg 4%
Calcium 17.8mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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