Delicious zucchini stuffed with Mediterranean flavors like olive, feta, and roasted red bell pepper. You’ll love this stuffed zucchini!

Stuffed Zucchini on a marble cutting board.

What does zucchini do for your body?

Zucchini can be very healthy for you and can support a healthy body. It is a fantastic source of manganese, vitamin C, and dietary fiber which can help the body stay in great shape. Zucchini also gives the body vitamin A, folate, potassium, copper, and phosphorus.

Is a zucchini a fruit or a vegetable?

Technically zucchini is a fruit and is a botanical berry called a pepo. That being said in the culinary world, zucchini is treated like a vegetable. It is basically in the same boat as the Tomato, it is a fruit but does not work well with a fruit salad.

Is zucchini and cucumber the same thing?

Cucumbers and zucchini are not the same things but they are very similar. They are both part of the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae, but are different genera. Even though they are close, cucumbers will not work for this recipe.

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Can you eat the skin of a zucchini?

Yes, you can eat the skin of a zucchini for the most part. For the average size zucchini, the skin is perfect to eat but should be washed well be for you take a bite out of it. For larger zucchini, I recommend that you peel the skin because it can be bitter.

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