Maltese Stuffed Marrows Recipe


  • Ingredients
  • 800 grms large marrows - not "zucchini" type but if only those are available use the largest possible.
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 2 fresh bay leaves
  • 3 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbls tomato paste
  • 600 grams minced beef (Traditionally, 300gms meat and 300gms corned beef - the type you get in a can- was used - frugal gourmet style!)
  • 150 grams of bacon (vegetarians can use 700gms of ricotta mixed with some parsley and a bit of milk)
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 4 tbls of grated parmesan cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Semolina
  • Sea salt & freshly ground pepper


Very Common In The Maltese Household, These Stuffed Marrows Are Just As Good Cold. Other Recipes Use Rikotta For The Filling But I Prefer The Traditional Way. 1. Preheat The Oven…

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