Ham Stuffed Zucchini
|Ground cooked ham||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|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.