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SAUSAGE STUFFED ZUCCHINI BOATS

 

SAUSAGE STUFFED ZUCCHINI BOATS

Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 153 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup Quick Marinara Sauce
  • 4 Medium Zucchini 31oz Total
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 Small Onion
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 cup Diced Red Bell Pepper
  • 14 oz Lean Italian Chicken Sausage Remove from casing
  • 1/2 cup Part Skim Shredded Mozzarella
  • 8 tsp Grated Parmesan Cheese

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil.

  2. Preheat oven to 400°

  3. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise and using a spoon or melon baller, scoop out flesh, leaving 1/4″ thick. Chop the scooped out flesh of the zucchini in small pieces and set aside.

  4. Drop zucchini halves in boiling water and cook 1 minute. Remove from water.

  5. Place 1/4 cup of sauce in the bottom of a 9 x 12″ baking dish, and place zucchini halves cut side up.

  6. In a large saute pan, brown sausage, breaking up as it cooks into smaller pieces until browned; set aside.

  7. Heat oil and add onion, garlic and bell pepper. Cook on a medium-low heat for about 2-3 minutes, until onions are translucent. Add chopped zucchini, season with salt and pepper and cook about 2-3 minutes.

  8. Combine with sausage and cook a few more minutes.

  9. Using a spoon, fill each hollowed zucchini with 1/3 cup cooked sausage, pressing firmly.

  10. Top each with 2 tablespoons each of sauce, 1 tablespoon each of shredded mozzarella cheese and 1 teaspoon each of parmesan cheese.

  11. Cover with foil and bake 35 minutes until cheese is melted and zucchini is cooked through.

Recipe Notes

Fat: 7g Carbohydrates: 9g Protein: 13g

Nutrition Facts
SAUSAGE STUFFED ZUCCHINI BOATS
Amount Per Serving
Calories 153
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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