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Zucchini With Tomato Sauce

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  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Onion 1 , minced
  Ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Canned tomatoes with juice 28 Ounce (1 Can)
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Bay leaves 2
  Dried basil 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Zucchini 3 Small (Approximately 4 Inches Long)
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon (For Brushing)
  Zucchini 3

To prepare tomato sauce, heat olive oil in frying pan over medium heat.
Saute garlic and onion for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Mix in ground beef and cook until meat is just browned, about 10 minutes.
Add tomatoes and juice, tomato paste, bay leaves, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper.
Simmer uncovered until sauce thickens, about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Discard bay leaves.
Cut zucchini in half horizontally.
To prepare zucchini, mix garlic powder, salt, and pepper into olive oil.
Brush zucchini with flavored oil.
Preheat stovetop grill.
Cook zucchini, cut side down, over medium heat for 1 1/2 minutes.
Brush zucchini again with flavored oil and turn.
Grill for 1 to 2 minutes or until zucchini are cooked to taste.
Zucchini should be fork tender.
Remove zucchini to serving plate.
Cover with tomato sauce.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1680 Calories from Fat 985

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 108 g166.6%

Saturated Fat 26 g129.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 160 mg53.3%

Sodium 3446.9 mg143.6%

Total Carbohydrates 119 g39.6%

Dietary Fiber 31.7 g127%

Sugars 66.4 g

Protein 69 g137.2%

Vitamin A 177.2% Vitamin C 531.7%

Calcium 55.2% Iron 84.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Zucchini With Tomato Sauce Recipe