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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 380.8
  • Total Fat: 24.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 93.2 mg
  • Sodium: 528.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 31.7 g

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Stuffed Zucchini Caps

Submitted by: LUDELV1

Introduction

Great way to use your garden zucchini. Recipe can be frozen after baking. Great way to use your garden zucchini. Recipe can be frozen after baking.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    2 large zucchini or yellow squash, about 12 in long
    4 tsp olive oil
    1/2 c chopped onion
    1 green pepper, finely chopped
    2 T finely minced garlic
    1 lb lean ground beef
    12 oz ground turkey
    2 c Classico Tomato & Basil Sauce
    2 c part-skim mozzarella cheese, grated

Directions

Preheat oven to 350. Chop onion & green pepper. Heat 2 tsp olive oil in nonstick pan. Add onions & pepper. Saute until soft. Add minced garlic and saute 1 min. Remove from pan. Add 2 tsp oil to pan and add ground beef & ground turkey. Brown. Remove extra fat from pan. Add cooked veg and tomato sauce and simmer until thickened.
Cut zucchini into 2 in thick slices. Scoop out center from each slice. Spray baking sheet with nonstick spray or use parchment paper and stand zucchini cups. Stir in 1/2 cup of grated cheese into cooled meat mixture.
Stuff each cup pressing mixture into cup. Mound on top.
Bake zucchini for 20-40 min depending on the thickness of the rounds. Check for doneness by inserting a knife into zucchini. Remove from oven and top each with remaining cheese. Return to oven for 10-15 min until cheese is melted on top.

Serving Size: Makes 12 cups

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LUDELV1.






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