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Zucchini In Tomato Sauce

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  Zucchini 2 Pound
  Onion 1 Large
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Canned tomatoes 1 Pound
  Concentrated tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Day old white bread slice 2
  Cheddar cheese cubes 1 1⁄2 Inch
  Parsley sprigs 1 Large
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Slice the unpeeled zucchini .
Chop the onion and garlic finely .
Heat the oil in a pan and cook the onion and garlic over low heat, stirring well, for 5 minutes, until golden and soft.
Stir in the tomatoes and their juice, the tomato paste, lemon juice, sugar, salt and pepper.
Bring to a boil, then simmer and stir for 10 minutes.
Stir in the sliced zucchini.
Pour the mixture into a greased 1 1/4-quart casserole.
Discard the crusts and make the bread into crumbs .
Grate the cheese .
Chop the parsley .
Mix the crumbs, cheese and parsley and season lightly with salt and pepper.
Sprinkle over the zucchini mixture.
Bake at 400°F for 30 minutes.
Serve as a dish on its own, or as an accompaniment to meat or fish.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 211 Calories from Fat 78

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.4%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.2 mg0.4%

Sodium 340.7 mg14.2%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.6%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 7 g13.3%

Vitamin A 26.8% Vitamin C 94.9%

Calcium 10.3% Iron 14.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Zucchini In Tomato Sauce Recipe