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Sweet Tomato and Basil Zucchini Bowl

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Sweet Tomato and Basil Zucchini Bowl

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet Tomato and Basil Zucchini Bowl
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 509kcal


  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, canned
  • 15 ounce navy beans, canned
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 6 leaves basil, fresh
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 ounce mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, dried

Serve With

  • 2 medium mango


  • Cook rice according to package directions.  Preheat broiler.
  • Slice zucchini into 1 inch thick pieces.
  • Place onto foil lined baking sheet. Broil for 2-3 minutes and remove.
  • Dice pepper and add to a medium saucepan along with tomatoes. Bring to a simmer and allow to cook for 3-4 minutes. Drain and rinse beans; add to saucepan. Continue to cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Mince garlic and slice 4 basil leaves; toss in saucepan.  Add zucchini and cook for 5 minutes or until heated through. Grate the cheese and stir half of it into the zucchini mixture.
  • Serve over rice topped with a small amount of cheese, pine nuts and sliced basil. Serve mango on the side.
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Calories: 509kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 777mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 21g

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