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  • 6 - medium zucchini
  • 1/4 cups - olive oil
  • 1/2 cups - chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoons - minced garlic
  • 1/2 pounds - cooked ground meat, optional
  • 1/4 cups - chopped ham, optional
  • 2 tablespoons - tomato paste
  • 1 - egg, beaten
  • 2/3 cups - bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cups - Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons - chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoons - oregano
  • - salt and pepper
  • - tomato sauce, for layering in bottom of pan
  • Directions:

    Cut zucchini in half lengthwise and scoop out pulp; chop pulp and reserve.

    Saute onion in oil; add zucchini pulp and garlic and cook 5 minutes.

    Pour 1/4 inch of tomato sauce on bottom of baking dish. Place zucchini shells in baking dish.

    Mix together onion and zucchini mixture with meat, if using, tomato paste, egg, parsley, oregano, salt and pepper.

    Fill cavities with mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs and dot with butter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.

    Brief Description

    Zucchini stuffed with sauteed onion, garlic, and zucchini (and meat, optional) topped with Parmesan and bread crumbs.

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    Category:  Vegetables

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 30 min
    Cook Time: 40 min

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    Posted On:

    November 8, 2018

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