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Stuffed Zucchini

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  Zucchini 4 Small
  Lean ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Finely chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Parsley flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper To Taste
  Egg 1 , beaten
  White bread slice 1 , crusts removed and crumbled
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned tomato sauce 15 Ounce
  Chopped onion 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), peeled and crushed
  Dried parsley flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Place zucchini in the microwave oven and heat on full power 7 minutes, or until soft.
Cut each zucchini in half and scoop out pulp and seeds and save.
In a medium-sized bowl combine pulp and seeds, ground beef, the 2 tablespoons of onion, parsley flakes and salt and pepper, to taste.
In a small bowl combine beaten egg, crumbled white bread and grated parmesan cheese.
Add egg-bread mixture to ground beef mixture and mix thoroughly.
Stuff each zucchini half with some of the ground beef mixture.
Place zucchini, stuffing side up, in a shallow, 3-quart, heat-resistant, non metallic baking dish, leaving about 1/2 inch be tween each zucchini half.
Sprinkle top of zucchini with parmesan cheese.
In a medium-sized, heat-resistant, non-metallic bowl combine remaining ingredients.
Heat, uncovered, 5 minutes on full power or until sauce bubbles.
Spoon sauce over zucchini.
Heat, uncovered, on roast for 16 to 18 minutes.

Recipe Summary

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