Zucchini Stuffed With Curried Turkey Salad

For a refreshing summer dinner, fill steamed zucchini with turkey and apple salad.

Zucchini Stuffed With Curried Turkey Salad
Servings: 8 Prep 20 mins Chill 30 mins Cook 5 mins


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise-style salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon mild curry powder
  • 1/2 large Red Delicious apple, cored and diced
  • 1 celery, diced
  • 3/4 pound cooked turkey breast, diced
  • 8 small zucchini (2 to 2-1/4 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped, toasted, unsalted cashews

Make It

1. In medium-size bowl, whisk together salad dressing, oil and curry powder. Fold in apple, celery and turkey. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes.

2. Cut 1/8- to 1/4-inch thick lengthwise slice from each zucchini. Cut slices into sticks and save for snacking.

3. Using melon baller or small spoon and starting from cut side, scoop out most of flesh from each zucchini, leaving a shell. Reserve the flesh for salad or other uses.

4. in large skillet, steam zucchini boats, cut side down, for 5 minutes or until tender but still somewhat firm. Carefully remove the zucchini and let cool.

5. Fill each boat with a generous 1/3 cup turkey salad. Sprinkle the tops with the chopped cashews. Makes 8 stuffed zucchini.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 191, Fat, total (g): 12, chol. (mg): 29, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 8, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 12, sodium (mg): 138, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.