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Stuffed Zucchini Marinara
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4 from 2 votes

Stuffed Zucchini Marinara

This Stuffed Zucchini Recipe is super filling with ground turkey, spinach and marinara sauce, topped with shredded cheese!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Vegetables
Servings: 4


  • 4 zucchini
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp red wine
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (can use plain or spaghetti sauce such as Classico)
  • 1 cup spinach chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Heat oil in large pan on med-high heat. Once oil is heated, saute onions and garlic for 2 minutes until fragrant. Throw in ground turkey and all spices except for tomato sauce and red wine.
  • Cook stirring occasionally, breaking meat. After about 5 minutes, add tomato sauce and red wine. Simmer for 10 minutes until ground turkey is cooked. Remove from heat and mix in spinach.
  • Meanwhile, slice zucchini in half and scoop out seeds/pulp. When meat is done cooking, fill zucchini boats with the mixture and then put in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top with shredded cheese. Cook for another 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Enjoy!