Sausage-&-Quinoa-Stuffed Zucchini

July/August 2014

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In this stuffed zucchini recipe, turkey sausage and tomato are mixed with quinoa before filling the zucchini boats. Fresh marjoram lends floral notes to the quinoa-stuffing recipe, but any fresh herb will work.

Sausage-&-Quinoa-Stuffed Zucchini

5 Reviews for Sausage-&-Quinoa-Stuffed Zucchini

Whole family loved

Used cooked orzo instead of quinoa, used ground beef sausage instead of link turkey sausage. Didn't add tomatoes or marjoram. Sauted onion in the pan after sausage set to drain, then added chopped fresh swiss chard, adding water as needed to keep all from drying out. Everyone in the family ate it - big win!


I had purchased a large bag of quinoa and had been looking for different ways to use it. This recipe is so delicious that I made it for friends. Everyone thorough enjoyed it and even asked for the recipe. I always make a new recipe as written and then make my own changes later, if necessary. I might try a different cheese on top next time, but otherwise loved it as is. This filling would also make delicious stuffed peppers. Peg, Mesa, AZ

Delicious Surprise!

This is my first time (no kidding here) to try zucchini. This dish definitely didn't disappoint.

I didn't have tomatoes on hand, so I opted those out. I used dill and rosemary for the herbs and they were delish!

My attempted stuffed zucchini

This was so good, and didn't take too long to make. I don't have a microwave, so I just baked the zucchini in the oven at 375 for about 20 minutes or so. I also added some shredded cheddar cheese on top of the Parmesan. Will definitely make again, my family ate it up!

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Anonymous wrote 1 year 46 weeks ago

I am glad to see that someone

I am glad to see that someone else doesn't have a microwave.

Anonymous wrote 1 year 50 weeks ago

I used oregano, too, b/c I

I used oregano, too, b/c I didn't have any marjoram. Next time I'll try it with marjoram - it will probably add that punch of flavor.

Simple and Great Flavor

I made this with pork sausage and used fresh oregano. It was delicious and very easy to make.

Easy, and great flavor from a few ingredients.
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Anonymous wrote 2 years 2 weeks ago

Seems more sensible and

Seems more sensible and economical to chop up the zucchini flesh that is scooped out and added it to the sauteeing onion. Also, a couple chopped mushrooms wouldn't hurt.

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