Zucchini Boats

Zucchini Boats

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 254.9
  • Total Fat: 10.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 66.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1,402.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.2 g
  • Protein: 22.7 g

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This is a delicious way to use up the oversized zucchinis from the garden! This is a delicious way to use up the oversized zucchinis from the garden!
Number of Servings: 8


    1 large zucchini (@12 -13 inches), do not peel
    20 oz pkg Jennie-O Italian Seasoned Ground Turkey Sausage
    1 green peppers, chopped
    1 med onion, chopped
    1 15-oz can Hunt's Tomato Sauce
    2 8-oz cans Hunt's Tomato Sauce w/Basil, Garlic & Oregano
    2 4-oz cans mushrooms, stems & pieces
    1-2 cups Shredded Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese
    Garlic Powder & pepper
    Salt & Pepper to taste
    1 tsp sugar, optional


Cut zucchini in half and cut out center, discard large seeds, cut remainder up in small pieces and set aside.

Sprinkle zucchini halves with garlic powder & pepper. Set halves on plate, cover with plastic wrap & microwave on high about 6 minutes, checking every 2 minutes until crisp tender (will finish cooking in oven). Microwave pepper & onions until tender. Brown turkey sausage, add peppers, onions, mushrooms, chopped zucchini, 15-oz can tomato sauce & 1 (one) 8-oz can tomato sauce. Salt & pepper to taste. Add 1 tsp sugar (optional) to cut acid in tomatoes. Cook for 10 minutes.

Line 8-1/2 x 11 glass baking pan with remaining 8-oz can tomato sauce. Put zucchini "boats" in pan. Fill with stuffing. Excess stuffing can be put around boat. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 30 - 45 minutes (until bubbly). Remove from oven, sprinkle with Mozzarella cheese I used about 1 cup). Bake, uncovered, with oven off for a few minutes until cheese is melted. Serves 8.

Serve with salad & your favorite Texas Toast.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PHAMM13.

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