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Zucchini Boats
10 votes

Contributed by: BrigitteAdded: Feb 20, 2009 at 02:18 PM


Super easy to make.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 3 to 4 large zucchini
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 to 3 servings of white rice
  • 1 package of ground turkey
  • Grated mozzarella cheese, optional
  • 5 to 7 chopped mushrooms
  • A few Tablespoons olive oil
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Cook rice.
  3. Cut zucchini length-wise and scoop out insides (keep insides and 'boats').
  4. Saute mushrooms, onions and garlic in olive oil.
  5. Add turkey meat, cook thoroughly.
  6. Add zucchini guts and rice, mix and cook for a few minutes.
  7. Fill zucchini 'boats' with mixture.
  8. Top with grated cheese (O nonnies can substitute, or omit) and bake on a baking sheet for 20-25 minutes, until cheese on top is crispy and golden.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Zucchini2 N N N N N N N N
Turkey2 N B B B N N N N
Mushroom (Maitake)2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mozzarella Cheese- N N B B B B N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Feb 22, 2009 at 01:49 PM By: Drea