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Parmesan Stuffed Courgettes

a delicious crunch to your courgettes with parmesan
Author Let's Talk Mommy


  • 3 large courgettes zucchini, halved
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin oil
  • 3 oz breadcrumbs
  • 2 oz shaved parmesan chunks or grated
  • 1/2 oz basil fresh, finely chopped
  • 1/2 oz chives fresh, finely chopped
  • salt and black pepper


  1. Preheat oven 180 C / 350 F
  2. Use a teaspoon to hollow out inside of halved courgettes (zucchini) put in small bowl for later
  3. Put halved courgettes on greased cookie sheet
  4. In frying pan, heat oil add insides of courgettes, cook until golden brown
  5. Transfer cooked insides back into small bowl and add breadcrumbs, parmesan (save a little for top) , basil, chives
  6. Pour breadcrumb mixture into hollowed out courgettes and add a pinch of parmesan to top
  7. Salt and pepper on top
  8. Cover with tin foil
  9. Pop in oven for 15 minutes with tin foil on top, remove foil and bake for another 15 minutes or until breadcrumbs are golden brown

Recipe Notes

Serve with creme fraiche on top!