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  Zucchini 8 Small
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cooked ham 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Basil leaf 1 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Chopped pimiento 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded swiss cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon

1. Cut off the ends of the zucchini; hollow out with an apple corer, removing all of the pulp and leaving only the shell. Sprinkle the insides with 1 teaspoon of the salt.
2. Combine ground ham, remaining teaspoon of salt, eggs, pepper, basil, pimiento, green pepper and cheese in a medium-size bowl. Pack 1/2 cup of filling into each shell, using your fingers or a tea spoon.
3. Place zucchini in a greased, large baking dish. Brush with oil.
4. Bake in moderate oven (325°) for 45 minutes, or until tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1754 Calories from Fat 678

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g116.5%

Saturated Fat 27 g135.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 938.8 mg312.9%

Sodium 4869 mg202.9%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.7%

Dietary Fiber 16.3 g65.2%

Sugars 26.2 g

Protein 232 g464.6%

Vitamin A 123.5% Vitamin C 600.5%

Calcium 63.4% Iron 111.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Ham Stuffed Zucchini Recipe