Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini (or Stuffed Courgette) is a very delicious summer one-dish meal. The tender zucchini boats with seasoning stuffing and lot of sour cream are great for dinner or lunch.

Stuffed zucchini, Stuffed courgette
We like zucchini and in the summer we grow it in our garden – Photo: Myreille

Zucchini is cheap, simply to growing and great ingredient.

Stuffed zucchini, Stuffed courgette

Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini is a very simple but very delicious summer one-dish meal. Easy to make and need just few ingredients.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Hungarian
Keyword: zucchini
Servings: 4 people
Author: Myreille


  • 3-4 small zucchinis (courgettes) (Lungo Bianco or any type)
  • 400 grams ground pork
  • 100 grams bread
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 egg
  • 200 grams sour cream (Hungarian: tejföl)
  • Hungarian paprika powder (sweet)
  • 1 teaspoon dill (finely chopped)
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of ground black pepper


  • Soak bread in water.
  • Preheat the oven to 190 ℃ (375 °F).
  • Cut two ends of zuccinis. Cut zucchinis in half lengthwise, remove the seed with a tablespoon and place them in a ovenproof dish, cut-side up.
  • To make the stuffing, squeeze bread and in the large bowl mix it with ground pork, onion, egg, Hungarian paprika powder, salt, black pepper and dill.
  • Spoon the meat stuffing into the zucchini boats, then top with 1 tablespoon of sour cream.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until zucchini is tender and meat is cooked.


Put lot of sour cream on the top and sprinkle with pinch of fresh dill, then serve.
Stuffed Zuccini, Zucchini (or courgette) and dill are very fantastic together
Zucchini (or courgette) and dill are very fantastic together – Photo: Myreille