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Venetian Pizza Boats

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Ingredients
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Fine dry bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Ground beef 1⁄4 Pound
  Zucchini 1 Medium, chopped to make 1 cup
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic clove 1 Small, minced
  Pizza sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  French style rolls 2 (Individual)
  Mozzarella cheese slice 1 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Piece)
  Pickled peppers 2 (Adjust Quantity As Per Taste)
Directions

In a medium mixing bowl combine egg, bread crumbs, salt, oregano, and pepper.
Add ground beef, then mix well.
Shape the meat mixture into 6 meatballs.
Arrange meatballs in a circle in a 7- or 9-inch pie plate.
Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power (HIGH) 3 to 5 minutes or till done, turning meatballs and rotating the pie plate a half-turn once.
Drain.
In a small mixing bowl combine zucchini, onion, butter or margarine, and garlic.
Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power (HIGH) 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or till vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring once.
Stir in pizza sauce.
Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power (HIGH) 1 to 2 minutes or till sauce is heated through, stirring once.
To assemble sandwiches, cut and set aside a thin slice from top of each roll.
Hollow bottoms of rolls, leaving 1/4-inch shells.
(Save excess bread for another use.) Place rolls in a nonmetal serving container.
Place 3 meatballs in each hollowed roll.
Cut cheese in half crosswise, then halve again diagonally to make 4 triangles.
Spoon pizza sauce mixture over meatballs.
Arrange 2 cheese triangles atop each meatball sandwich.
Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power (HIGH) 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or till cheese is melted.
Garnish with pickled peppers, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Beef
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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