Sweet and spicy quinoa stuffed courgette
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 45 mins
  • 1 round courgette
  • 2-3 cut fresh tomatoes
  • 1 cup of cooked Quinoa
  • 1 small onion, finely minced
  • 1 handful of parsley
  • 1 tbsp of apple vinegar
  • courgette flesh sliced, what you scoop out to make room for the filling
  • 2 tsp of fresh thyme
  • sea salt flakes, to taste
  • ⅛ tsp of freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 tsp of coconut sugar
  • chili flakes, to taste
  • more fresh parsley, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and sweet balsamic, to serve
  1. Preheat your oven to about 190-200C and line a baking dish with baking paper.
  2. Cut the top of your courgette in half and scoop out the seeds. Also scoop out some of the flesh to make room for the filling.
  3. Mix all ingredients for the filling (except the toppings) in a bowl.
  4. Fill your courgette, gently pressing the filling in.
  5. Place the courgette on the baking dish and close the lit.
  6. Bake until the courgette is tender, about 30-35 minutes.
  7. Before the courgette is tender at all, place the seeds on the baking to roast those 5 minutes.
  8. Serve with fresh parsley, roasted pumpkin seeds and roasted sunflower seeds.
  9. Sprinkle it with some sweet balsamic.
  10. Enjoy!
Recipe by Annelina Waller at https://annelinawaller.com/spicy-quinoa-stuffed-courgette/