5 Kinds Of Healthy Stuffed Vegetables You Can Cook For Dinner (Recipes Inside)

You can have stuffed vegetables as snacks, pair it with rice or naan as a side dish; or incorporate them into a tomato or curd-based gravy.

Aditi Ahuja  |  Updated: January 21, 2020 14:02 IST

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5 Kinds Of Healthy Stuffed Vegetables You Can Cook For Dinner (Recipes Inside)

Vegetables get a tastier, healthier edge with stuffings varying from soya to corn!

Highlights
  • Vegetables cooked in the same way can get a tad boring
  • Why not try and innovate with vegetables this season?
  • These stuffed vegetables are perfect for when you want to cook dinner

If you have eaten out too much, and you're craving for something home-cooked yet delicious, you may consider grilled stuffed vegetables are the way to go. Hollowed-out vegetables filled with spicy and flavourful stuffing that are either grilled or baked make for a wholesome dinner. The wonderful thing about these recipes is that they maintain the original texture of the dish, be it crunchy or chewy. What's more -the stuffing makes the dish an additional layer of yummy! You can have stuffed vegetables as snacks, pair it with rice or naan as a side dish; or incorporate them into a tomato or curd-based gravy.

Here Are 5 Stuffed Vegetable Recipes To Try At Home:

1. Stuffed Mushroom 

Mushroom in itself is a delightful vegetable that can double as a snack and a main course too. This stuffed mushroom recipe is perfect because it has mushrooms stuffed with corn and cheese, which go together perfectly. Grilled mushrooms can be had whole or with a dipping sauce of your choice.

stuffed mushroomWho knew stuffed mushroom could be so awesome?

2. Stuffed Parwal

Before you make up your mind about this less-known and slightly boring vegetable, consider this recipe. Parwal stuffed with potatoes and roasted coconut is an unlikely dinner, but once you eat it, there is no coming back.

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8h7in1ugParwal gets a new edge with this interesting stuffing. 

3. Stuffed Zucchini 

This can be made even as an appetizer, you can also have it curried or serve it as a main course. The crisp texture of the zucchini is perfectly complemented with the chewy soya that it is stuffed with. Dinner doesn't get easier, healthier and tastier than this.

stuffed zucchiniZucchini becomes awesome when stuffed with soya. 

4. Stuffed Tomatoes

Tomatoes in themselves burst with flavour. Although they may seem difficult to stuff due to their soft nature, this mixture of beans, corn and cheese goes so well with tomatoes. Stuffed tomatoes can also be made into a curry and served hot with naan.

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nsgdinioStuffed tomato is zingy and tasty. 

5. Stuffed Capsicum 

Capsicum, or even yellow or red bell pepper, adds as a good base for stuffing veggies, cheese or herbs. Potato or cheese would be the regular stuffing for capsicum, but this delightful recipe stuffs capsicum with cabbage and carrots to give a satiating dish.

stuffed capsicumCapsicum stuffed tastes good like never before. 

So if you're feeling experimental at home and want to try your hands at making something new, these stuffed vegetables could be your go-to recipes. They are healthy, delicious, and they will definitely leave everyone asking for more!

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