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Sausage Zucchini Boats

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  Zucchini 1 1⁄2 Pound (4 medium size)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Bulk pork sausage/Ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Slightly beaten egg 1
  Finely crushed saltine crackers 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (14 crackers)
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 2 Ounce (1/2 cup)
  Grated parmesan cheese/Romano cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Garlic salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Paprika To Taste

Halve zucchini lengthwise.
Scoop out pulp, leaving 1/4-inch shell.
Chop enough pulp to make 1 cup; set aside.
Place zucchini shells, cut side down, in large skillet; add water.
Cover and simmer about 3 minutes or just till tender; drain.
Remove zucchini from skillet and turn cut side up.
Sprinkle with a little salt.In skillet cook sausage or ground pork and onion till meat is browned and onion is tender; drain off fat.
Stir in reserved zucchini pulp, egg, cracker crumbs, mozzarella cheese, parmesan or romano cheese, salt, thyme, garlic salt, and pepper; mix well.
Spoon mixture into zucchini shells.
Place shells in a shallow baking dish.
Sprinkle with paprika.
Bake, uncovered, in 350° oven about 25 minutes or till heated through.

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Sausage Zucchini Boats Recipe