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Try our High Protein Stuffed Courgettes Recipe, perfect for vegetarians looking to get a delicious and nutritious protein hit!

 

Ingredients (makes 6 servings):

  • 3 large courgettes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small clove garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 large carrot (grated)
  • 50g breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons of raisins
  • 1 medium egg (lightly beaten)
  • 2 tablespoon of fresh basil leaves
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme (leaves picked)
  • 50g grated cheese

 

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C
  • Meanwhile, cook the courgettes whole in a large pan of boiling water for 5 minutes, drain, then leave to cool slightly.
  • Halve the cooked courgettes lengthways and scoop out the flesh. Set aside and roughly chop the cooked flesh.
  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the chopped courgette flesh, garlic and cook for 5 mins or until golden.
  • Transfer the mixture to a large bowl and mix in the grated carrot, breadcrumbs, raisins, beaten egg, basil, thyme and most of the grated cheddar.
  • Spoon the mixture back into the hollowed-out courgette halves and scatter the reserved grated cheddar over the top.
  • Arrange the courgettes side-by-side in a large baking dish and bake in the oven for 20 minutes

 

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Kcal: 229
  • Protein: 11g
  • Carbs: 20g
  • Fat: 11g

 

 

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