Vegetable Stuffed Zucchini
|Tomato||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), finely chopped|
|Green pepper||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped|
|Onion||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped|
|Basil||1⁄4 Teaspoon (dried)|
|Oregano||1⁄4 Teaspoon (dried)|
|Reduced fat cheddar cheese||1 1⁄3 Ounce, shredded (1/3 cup)|
Place zucchini in a large saucepan with water to cover.
Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 4 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Drain and let cool.
Cut zucchini in half lengthwise.
Scoop out pulp, leaving 1/4 inch-thick shells.
Chop pulp; reserve shells.
Combine zucchini pulp, tomato, and next 5 ingredients; stir well.
Spoon into zucchini shells.
Place shells in a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish.
Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 15 minutes.
Sprinkle with cheese.
Bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 273 Calories from Fat 77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9 g13.4%
Saturated Fat 4.8 g23.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 21.2 mg7.1%
Sodium 838.8 mg35%
Total Carbohydrates 36 g12.2%
Dietary Fiber 11.4 g45.7%
Sugars 18.9 g
Protein 21 g42%
Vitamin A 63% Vitamin C 296.3%
Calcium 49.7% Iron 20.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet