Stuffed Zucchini Italiano

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Stuffed Zucchini Italiano

By Kathy Published: August 26, 2013

    Together We Have It All Who: Varna United Methodist ChurchCost: $13 includes shippingDetails: soft-backed, comb boundPages of …



    1. Preheat to 350 degrees.
    2. Trim ends of zucchini and cut in half lengthwise. Scoop out centers leaving 1/4” thick shells, reserving pulp.
    3. Chop pulp and set aside.
    4. Brown ground beef and drain.
    5. Stir in pulp, 1/2 c. marinara sauce, bread crumbs, Parmesan, oregano, salt, pepper and egg. Mix well.
    6. Place zucchini shells in baking dish and spoon in beef mixture. Pour remaining marinara sauce over top and cover with foil.
    7. Bake 30-35 minutes or until tender. Remove foil, top with mozzarella cheese and bake 5 minutes more until cheese melts.

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