stuffed zucchini

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 345.7
  • Total Fat: 15.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 123.1 mg
  • Sodium: 1,023.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 27.9 g

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a major variation of a taste of home recipe; even my son liked the hot sausage in the zucchini a major variation of a taste of home recipe; even my son liked the hot sausage in the zucchini
Number of Servings: 4


    4 medium zucchini (I calculated as 8 cups)
    4 lean hot turkey sausage links
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1 egg
    3/4 cup marinara sauce
    1/4 cup bread crumbs
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    1 tsp thyme
    1 tsp oregano
    1 cup low fat mexican cheese blend


Cut zucchini in half lengthwise; level the bottom with a thin slice; scoop out pulp leaving about 1/4" shells
Place shells in microwave for 4 - 6 minutes depending on zucchini size (I had to do this in 2 batches). Cool
Remove skins from sausage and brown with onions. Remove from heat; add egg, marinara sauce, bread crumbs, spices and 1/2 cup cheese.
Spoon about 1/4 cup of meat mixture into each shell. Microwave for about 4 minutes. Top with cheese. Microwave about 4 minutes longer - when filling is cooked through and zucchini is tender. 2 zucchini halves are a serving (I had several smaller ones two - divide them up into 4 servings.)

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CFMOSS.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Do you do anything with the Zucchini that you scraped out? Sounds really good though I might try it some time. - 8/23/09

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    Sounds nice. - 11/4/20

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    Very easy and packed with flavor. Might be my new favorite recipe. - 12/27/12

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    Very Good
    Figured out how to do it in the oven and altered it a bit, but loved the recipe and the idea! Thank you!! - 10/30/09

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    I have a family recipe for this same thing, except, we do add the scraped out zucchini to the breading mixture and put it back in. Additionally, in the recipe I have we mix lean ground beef with the sausage. Lastly, I have oven directions... But this is great! quick, easy, and delicious! - 9/15/09