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Sweet Tomato and Basil Zucchini Bowl

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.


Calories: 509kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 777mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 21g