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Stuffed zucchini with tuna, garlic, olives and capers

In this recipe we prepare some tasty zucchini stuffed with tuna, olives, capers, and garlic. Baked and ready in less than one hour.

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If you don’t like tuna and you prefer a more classic version check out this recipe: ground meat stuffed zucchini.

Stuffed zucchini with tuna, garlic, olives and capers

Stuffed zucchini

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour


  • 10 zucchini
  • 10 canned tuna cans, 115g (4oz) dried
  • 110g (4oz) black olives, chopped
  • 30g (1oz) capers
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 60g (2oz) breadcrumbs
  • EVOO
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. Rinse zucchini, bring a pot of water to boil, cook zucchini in boiling water for 5 minutes, let them briefly cool.
  2. Cut zucchini in half and carve the center containing the seeds.
  3. Prepare the filling: in a bowl, mix the canned tuna, diced garlic, chopped olives and capers, salt and pepper.
  4. Fill the zucchini with the filling, put the zucchini in a baking tin previously greased with some EVOO, sprinkle some breadcrumbs on top of zucchini and pour some EVOO on top.
  5. Bake at 200°C (400°F) for 30 minutes.

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