2 large zucchinis, cut in half lengthwise
5 tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 shallots, finely chopped
2/3 cup bread crumbs or croutons
1 tbsp"Herbes de Provence"
8 oz fresh goat cheese /li>
1 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
1 cup water
Preheat oven to 350°F
Scoop out and discard seeds with a small amount of the flesh from the zucchini.
Sauté zucchini halves in 2 tablespoons of olive oil with garlic, shallots, bread crumbs, Herbes de Provence and a pinch of salt and pepper for 15 minutes. Let cool.
In a bowl stir together goat cheese with 1 tablespoon olive oil, chopped mint, and salt and pepper.
Stuff the cooled zucchini with the cheese mixture and arrange in a baking dish. Sprinkle with water and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Bake in a 350°F oven for 20 minutes.
Serve with a timbale of balsamic rice.
4. Preparation 30 min,
Cooking 20 min.