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Ginger Pork Zucchini

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  Zucchini 6 Medium
For gingered pork filling
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Minced pork 12 Ounce (350 Gram)
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Dry white wine 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash

1. Wash the zucchini and cut them into 8 cm / 3 in pieces. With a small sharp knife hollow out the center by removing all the seeds, being careful not to pierce the skin.
2. Put the zucchini pieces in a pot of boiling water and cook them on high heat for 3 minutes. Drain them, run them under cold water and set them aside.
3. In a large frying pan melt the butter and saute the onion and garlic until golden in color. Do not brown them. Add the meat and cook the mixture over high heat for about 10 minutes or until the meat is completely cooked.
4. Drain on paper towels. Put the meat mixture in a food processor and add all other ingredients. Process until mixture is finely ground.
5. Carefully stuff the zucchini with the filling until firmly packed. Refrigerate them until ready to use. At serving time heat the stuffed pieces for 5-8 minutes in oven, preheated at 180° C / 350° F / Gas 4.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1248 Calories from Fat 659

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g113.3%

Saturated Fat 30.1 g150.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 229.6 mg76.5%

Sodium 584.1 mg24.3%

Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.8%

Dietary Fiber 20.4 g81.5%

Sugars 38.1 g

Protein 72 g143.2%

Vitamin A 75.5% Vitamin C 365.9%

Calcium 33.5% Iron 48.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Ginger Pork Zucchini Recipe