Pepperonata Stuffed Zucchini

A fancy looking Italian appetiser that is very simple to create. Perfect to prepare for your next party or gathering, this recipe will easily impress your guests and win their palate.


1) Cut the zucchini into cylinders of 4-5 cm height.

2) Using a spoon, remove all the seeds and make a cup out of the zucchini cylinder. Sprinkle with salt and leave, so that all the water comes out.

3) Start the sauce by heating olive oil in a saute pan along with the butter and chuck in the garlic.

4) Add in the chopped onions and saute for 2-3 minutes.

5) Add in the tomatoes (finely chopped) along with the tomato puree.

6) Season the sauce with salt, pepper, chilli flakes and basil leaves.

7) Once cooked, blend into a fine paste/sauce.

8) Finely chop the bell peppers and toss them in the blended sauce to make a stuffing.

9) Stuff the bell pepper stuffing inside the zucchini cups and top with mozzarella cheese.

10) Bake till the cheese is melted.

Chase the flavors

Serves 2-3

Prep time 20 Minutes

Cooking time 50 Minutes


Zucchini - 1

Bell Pepper - 1 each

Butter - 1 cube

Garlic - 5-6 cloves

Chopped Onion - 2

Tomato - 6-8 small

Tomato Puree - 2 tbsp

Chilli Flakes

Basil - 6-7 Leaves

Mozzarella Cheese - 1/2 Cup

Olive Oil - 3 tbsp

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