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LOW CARB Italian Stuffed Zucchini

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Love Italian but hate the carbs? Check out this wonderful recipe.
Ingredients
  Squash zucchini 1⁄2 Large
  Ricotta cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cooked ground beef 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Italian seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pasta sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1- Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
2- Using a spoon remove the seeds from 1/2 of a large zucchini squash.
3- Mix the ricotta, ground beef and spices together.
4- Spread out 1 tablespoon of pasta sauce in the bottom of the squash.
5- Place the filling into the squash and spread out.
6- Spread out 1 tablespoon of pasta sauce on top of the filling.
7- sprinkle 1/4 cup of grated cheese over the top.
8- Spread out 1 tablespoon of pasta sauce over the grated cheese.
9- Spread out 1 tablespoon of pasta sauce over the top
10- Place the stuffed squash into a baking dish containing a few tablespoons of water and bake for 45 minutes at 325 degrees

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish, Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Cheesy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Lasagna
Ingredient: 
Zucchini
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 631 Calories from Fat 360

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g62.6%

Saturated Fat 23.6 g117.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 148 mg49.3%

Sodium 1913.8 mg79.7%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.6%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 50 g100.8%

Vitamin A 20.5% Vitamin C 28.7%

Calcium 97.3% Iron 10.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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