Stuffed Zucchini

Ingredients

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  • 3 zucchini
  • Minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup part skim shredded mozzarella cheese (not pictured)
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 32 ounce jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup Italian style dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brown ground turkey.

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2. Meanwhile, trim stems from zucchini and slice lengthwise. Scoop out seeds and put in bowl.

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3. Mix seeds with turkey, garlic, bread crumbs, and parmesan cheese.

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4. Stuff squash with turkey mixture and place in 9×13 inch baking pan. Pour sauce over squash.

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5. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes. Then cover with mozzarella cheese and cook until cheese is melted.

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This is a great healthy alternative to stuffed shells – the zucchini replaces the pasta! I may use less tomato sauce next time to reduce the amount of extra liquid.

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One Response to Stuffed Zucchini

  1. Oh, I would love to make this dish!

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