Lentil Walnut Vegan Chorizo Stuffed Zucchini

Lentil Walnut Vegan Chorizo Stuffed Zucchini
Lentil Walnut Vegan Chorizo Stuffed Zucchini
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Crunchy walnuts, hearty lentils and lots of spice go into a spicy vegan chorizo that's stuffed into roasted zucchini halves and topped with rich cashew cream.

    Ingredients

    • 2 large zucchini
    • about 1 tsp. olive oil
    • 1 tbsp. olive oil
    • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
    • 1 red bell pepper, diced
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 cups cooked brown lentils
    • 1 cup chopped walnuts
    • 1 tbsp. smoked paprika
    • 2 tsp. ground cumin
    • 1 tsp. ancho chili powder
    • 1 tsp. dried thyme
    • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 tsp. cayenne chili powder (or to taste)
    • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
    • 1/4 tsp. ground cloves
    • 3 tbsp. red wine vinegar
    • salt to taste
    • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1/2 cup raw cashews, soaked in water overnight, drained and rinsed
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1/4 cup lemon juice

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 390 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 22 g 34.22%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 16.64%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 99 mg 4.11%
    • Calcium: 83 mg 8.3%
    • Potassium: 1018 mg 29.1%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 29.36%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 34 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 12 g 47.58%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 17 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 8.76%
    • Vitamin C 51.1%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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