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STUFFED ZUCCHINI

INGREDIENTS :

4 medium sized zucchini
Meat mixture ingredients:
1/2 medium sized yellow onion, chopped finely
1 teaspoon freshly ground coriander seeds
3/4 pound lean ground beef
1/2 medium sized red or green bell pepper, chopped into small pieces
1 teaspoon of crushed garlic
3 tablespoons of tomato paste
1/2 cup of water
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of black pepper

"Korma" Sauce (see sauce pages)

PREPARATION :

Before beginning, preheat the oven to 360º F

1. Sauté the onion and the ground beef in a large frying pan
2. After washing the zucchini, cut each one in half (lengthwise) and scoop out the centers.
3. Stuff the center of each zucchini with the meat mixture, add 1/2 cup of water to the baking dish and cover with aluminum foil.
4. Bake in the over for about 35-45 minutes in a large, shallow baking dish, sprayed with cooking spray.