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Zucchini stuffed with Rice or Zucchine ripiene con Riso

How to prepare the real Italian recipe of Zucchini stuffed with rice or “Zucchine ripiene con il riso”

The stuffed zucchini are a delicious traditional Italian dish, a good alternative eating rice and vegetables, you can use zucchini or aubergines or red and yellow peppers. Delicious cold and hot, you just have to try it!



Ingredients for 4 people

  • 300 grams of Vialone Rice ( vialone is a kind of rice)
  • 8 Zucchini
  • 80 grams of Butter
  • 3 Amaretti crushed
  • 100 grams of Fontina Cheese, diced
  • 2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 80 grams of Parmesan Cheese grated
  • Salt and Pepper as you prefer


  1. Cook the rice: use the same method of the pasta. When it is ready, pour it in a bowl with butter, 50 grams of Parmesan, Fontina cheese and mix well.
  2. Cut zucchini in half and take out the center. Mix the chopped zucchini with crushed Amaretti, 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper, verse into the rice and mix well.
  3. Fill the zucchini with rice, put into a baking sheet, previously buttered, cover the zucchini with other parmesan cheese. Bake for 25 minutes at 180°C.

Posted by Nicoletta and Tiziana

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