Beef stuffed Zucchini

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 295.0
  • Total Fat: 12.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 79.7 mg
  • Sodium: 615.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.0 g
  • Protein: 21.6 g

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Great way to eat those veggies! Great way to eat those veggies!
Number of Servings: 6


    Zucchini, 1 large
    93% Lean Ground Beef, 1 lb
    Bread crumbs, dry, grated, plain,1/2 cup
    Onions, raw, 1/2 small
    Garlic, 1 clove minced
    Romano Cheese, 2 oz grated
    Basil, 3 large leaves crushed
    Egg, fresh, 1 large
    Salt, 1/2 tsp
    Pepper, black, 1/2 tsp
    Garlic powder, 1/2 tsp
    Crushed Tomatoes, 28 oz. can
    Onions, raw, 1 medium chopped
    Olive Oil, 2 tbsp
    Oregano, ground, 1/4 tsp
    Basil, .1 tsp
    Granulated Sugar, 1 tsp
    Garlic powder, 1/4 tsp
    Parmesan Cheese, shredded, 2 tbsp


Cut the ends off the zucchini and cut into 3 pieces. Put them into lightly salted boiling water and cook for 5 minutes. Cut each piece in half and scoop out seeds and set in a greased baking pan that will hold the pieces flat on the bottom.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a skillet and saute the onion and garlic for 3 minutes. Place the bread crumbs , cheese, basil, egg, pepper and salt in a bowl. Mix well and combine with onion and ground beef. Mix well and shape into 6 pieces that will fit inside of zucchini. Bake for 25 minutes in a 400 degree oven.
Meanwhile, heat another 2 tbsp. oil in a skillet and add garlic and onion. Cook for 3 minutes. Add tomatoes adn all the spices. Cook for 30 minutes.
When done, pour sauce over the stuffed zucchini and bake another 10 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese.
Makes 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MCOLEEN.

TAGS:  Beef/Pork |

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  • Very tasty...I also used a mix between spaghetti sauce and regular tomato sauce instead of making my own. One serving of this recipe is very filling! Everyone was stuffed and commented on how delicious it was :). - 2/3/10

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  • this dish is filling and easy to made. I'll make it again and again. - 9/24/08

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  • This was so yummy. My husband even liked it and he's not a zucchini fan. I made it w/both zucchini & eggplant. Both were very good, but I think the eggplant was even more tasty!! Thanks! - 9/7/08

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  • Substitute an eggplant for the zucchini for a yummy twist! - 11/5/07

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