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Ground Beef Stuffed Zucchini

Recipe by: Cécile Valton
Cooking Time 25 Minuten


List of ingredients (4 people):

  • 4 zucchini
  • 350 g of 5% fat minced beef
  • 400 ml tomato puree
  • 4 teaspoons of tomato paste
  • 2 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of Provence herbs
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 4 small handfuls of grated cheese of your choice (feta, emmenthal, goat cheese, etc.)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees
  2. Clean the zucchini and cut them lengthwise
  3. Collect the flesh of the zucchini by scraping with a spoon
  4. Brown the minced beef with the pressed garlic and chopped onion in a drizzle of olive oil.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Add the zucchini flesh and cook for a few minutes.
  7. Add the tomato puree, the tomato puree, the crumbled bouillon cube and the Provence herbs. Simmer for a few minutes
  8. Arrange the zucchini in a gratin dish. Stuff with the filling and add a small handful of grated cheese of your choice
  9. Place in the oven for 25 minutes and enjoy!


For a complete meal, serve the stuffed zucchini with a bowl of rice, wheat or Frekkeh, a wheat cereal from Lebanon, rich in protein, potassium, iron, fiber and calcium.

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Cécile Valton


Cécile Valton, a qualified dietician, offers private consultations at the Centre Paramédical de Schouweiler.
Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician, said: “Let your food be your primary medicine”. A healthy, balanced and tasty diet is one of the essential pillars for good physical and mental health!
Passionate about my work, I am committed to accompanying my patients in a caring and educational way. Each person is unique and each story different: together, let’s set health objectives in line with your desires, your ethics, your body and your lifestyle.

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