Here is a nice simple way to add some variety to your veggie intake, stuffed zucchini. It can be either a side dish or a main vegetarian dish.
This recipe serves 2 to 8, depending on if it is a side or a main.
2 zucchini halved
4 small mushrooms
2 cloves garlic
1 tblsp. Butter
Cut the zucchini in half.
Using a knife and/or spoon scoop out the inside, leaving just a thin edge.
Cut up the parts you scooped out into small pieces. Chop the onion.
Slice the mushrooms into small pieces.
Melt the butter in a frying pan. Add the onions and garlic and cook until soft. Add the mushrooms. Next the zucchini bits and allow it to cook for a minute or so. Add the salt, pepper and paprika. Turn off the heat and allow it to cool.
Mix in the grated cheese.
Fill the zucchini halves with the mixture. Top with Parmesan and bake about 15 minutes at 180° C, then under grill setting at 200° C till the Parmesan is lightly browned.