Zucchini BoatsSubmitted by: YBCUZ1
IntroductionA creative way to dish up a "boatful" of vegetables. A creative way to dish up a "boatful" of vegetables.
2 medium zucchini (6 to 8 inch each)
1/2 cup finely chopped mushrooms
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped tomato
2 tsp olive oil
20 unsalted saltine crackers, finely crushed
1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
1/4 tsp garlic powder
2 tbsp margarine, melted
Cut zucchini in half lengthwise; scoop out centers, leaving 1/4-inch-thick shells.
Place shells in 9-inch square baking dish; set aside.
CHOP zucchini pulp; mix with mushrooms, onion and tomato. Heat oil in small skillet on medium heat.
Add vegetable mixture; cook and stir 3 min. or until onions are crisp-tender.
Remove from heat; stir in 1/3 cup of the cracker crumbs and the seasonings.
Spoon evenly into zucchini shells; sprinkle with combined remaining cracker crumbs and margarine.
BAKE 20 to 25 min. or until heated through.
HOW TO PARBOIL Zucchini:
Bring 2 qt. unsalted water to boil in large saucepan. Add zucchini; cook 4 to 5 min. or until fork-tender. Drain.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user YBCUZ1.