Simple Stuffed Zucchini with Feta Cheese and Fresh Tomato

Simple Stuffed Zucchini with Feta Cheese and Fresh Tomato

  • Prep: 35 min
  • Cook Time: 28 min
  • Total: 1 hr 3 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

These are perfect for a first course vegetable dish, or for a main entrée served with a side of risotto. Use fresh zucchini when in season for the best results.


  • 4 large zucchinis
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 8 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tomatoes, diced


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Wash and scrub the zucchini and then take a slice, cutting lengthwise, off the top third of the zucchini.
  3. Hollow out the zucchini with a spoon and then roughly chop up the insides.
  4. Place the zucchini, cut face down, on a baking sheet greased with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in a medium sauté pan, heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and sauté the onion and chopped zucchini for about 7 minutes until onion is soft. Sprinkle with the thyme, salt and pepper and set aside.
  6. In a small bowl, mix together the feta and the tomatoes.
  7. Remove the zucchini from the oven and stuff with the onion mixture. Evenly top each zucchini with the feta mixture and then bake for an additional 6 minutes. Serve warm.


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