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Greek stuffed zucchini in egg lemon sauce

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


  • Cut off the zucchini ends. Use a vegetable corer to remove the zucchini’s flesh, creating space to add the filling and place it in a bowl.
  • Place a pan over high heat and let it get hot.
  • Finely chop the onion and garlic, dice the carrot and half of the zucchini flesh.
  • Add 3 tablespoons of olive oil to the hot pan. Add the vegetables, salt and pepper. Sauté for 8-10 minutes, until they caramelize.
  • Add the rice, the ground beef, wine and 250 g water. Lower heat to medium and cook for 3-4 minutes, until the moisture evaporates.
  • Add the herbs finely chopped, salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly.
  • Fill the zucchini with a spoon and arrange them nicely in a pot.
  • Add 250 g water, 2-3 tablespoons olive oil, satl and pepper. Place over low heat and simmer for 40 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from heat and set aside.

For the egg lemon sauce

  • Place a pot over medium heat.
  • Add the butter and let it melt.
  • Add the flour and whisk. Sauté until it turns light golden.
  • Add the water in batches while whisking continuously. Add the bouillon cube and mix until the sauce thickens.
  • Remove from heat and add the lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, pepper, nutmeg, egg yolks, dill and parsley. Mix thoroughly.
  • Serve stuffed zucchini with the egg lemon sauce, fresh herbs and lemon wedges.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
30 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
40 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
70 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
20 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
9 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
64 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
27 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
33 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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