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Mexican Zucchini Burrito Boats

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Mexican zucchini burrito boats, colorful lunch and easy Cinco de Mayo recipe idea!

50MIN

Total Cooking Time

16

Ingredients
Simple. Tasty. Good.
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Ingredients
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Servings:
2
Serves 2
Ingredient List
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1
3 Tbsp
Canned Black Beans , rinsed, drained
3 Tbsp
White Rice , cooked
2
Cherry Tomatoes , chopped
3 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
Onions , chopped
to taste
Garlic Powder
to taste
Ground Cumin
2 Tbsp
Corn Kernels
to taste
Garam Masala
to taste
Chili Powder
3 Tbsp
1 tsp
Tomato Paste
to taste
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Step 1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Step 2
Slice the Zucchini (1) in half lengthwise. Remove the softer inside of the zucchini using a teaspoon.
Step 3
Pour the Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) in a small frying pan and add the Tomato Paste (1 tsp) .
Step 4
Place the pan over high heat. Once the paste starts to sizzle, add 3 tablespoons of water.
Step 5
Stir well and let the tomato paste reduce. Then take the pan off the heat and add the Canned Black Beans (3 Tbsp) , diced fresh Green Bell Peppers (3 Tbsp) , chopped Cherry Tomatoes (2) , Corn Kernels (2 Tbsp) , Onions (2 Tbsp) and White Rice (3 Tbsp) .
Step 6
Stir well and season with a pinch of the Garlic Powder (to taste) , Ground Cumin (to taste) , Garam Masala (to taste) , Chili Powder (to taste) and Salt (to taste) . Add the Fresh Cilantro (3 Tbsp) as well.
Step 7
Stir this mixture well and check the seasoning. Add extra spices to taste if necessary. Fill the zucchini with this mixture and sprinkle with the Cheddar Cheese (1/4 cup) .
Step 8
Place the zucchini on a baking tray and cover with tinfoil. Bake the zucchini in a preheated oven at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 20 minutes.
Step 9
Then remove the tinfoil and bake the zucchini for 5 more minutes until the cheese has nicely melted. Remove the zucchini from the hot oven, serve and enjoy!

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