Zucchini Stew

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Zucchini Stew

Zucchini Stew
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 45 minutes Source: Meals Matter User
Food Groups: Vegetables, Grains, Protein
Main Ingredient: Chicken & Turkey, Rice, Pasta & Bread, Egg & Cheese, Vegetables
Meal Type: Soup & Stews
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Fiber
Origin: Italian
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Kids Love It, Kids Can Help Make It , Make Ahead

A quick one pot dinner that everyone will enjoy! It will use up many of those over abundant garden veggies.


1 pound ground Turkey
6 Zucchinis
1/2 Onion (yellow or red)
5 Tomatoes
1 (4 ounce) can of Tomato sauce
1 clove Garlic
2 cups elbow Macaroni OR
2 cups cooked Rice
1 tablespoon Italian seasonings
Grated Parmesan or Romano cheese to taste
Salt and Pepper to taste


1. Chop onion and garlic, saute with ground turkey until turkey is no longer pink. Add italian seasonings.
2. Slice zucchinis in quarter inch slices. Peel tomatoes and slice. Add tomatoes and zucchinis to ground turkey mixture along with can of tomato sauce, cover pot and put on low heat.
3. While stew is cooking, cook either macaroni or rice. When done add to stew mixture and simmer for about 15 minutes. If stew appears dry add water to desired consistency.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 314
Total Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 200 mg
Carbohydrates: 42 g
Protein: 22 g
Fiber: 5.5 g
Vitamin A: 1725 IU
Vitamin C: 55 mg
Calcium: 68 mg
Iron: 3.3 mg

Cook's Notes:

This stew is also geat as a vegetarian dish, just omit the ground turkey!
Leftovers are fabulous!