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Stuffed Zucchini

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  Zucchini 2 Medium
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Cream style cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cooked rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped cooked ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cooked fully
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Snipped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Dried basil 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed
  Sharp american cheese slices 2 , cut into 16 strips

Wash zucchini; trim ends.
Cook in boiling water just till tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
Halve lengthwise.
Remove centers; dice to make 3/4 cup.
Set shells aside.
Cook onion in butter till tender.
Stir in diced zucchini, cottage cheese, rice, ham, egg, parsley, basil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and dash pepper.
Lightly salt zucchini shells; fill with ham mixture.
Place in 12x7 1/2x2 inch baking dish.
Bake, covered, at 350° for 25 minutes.
Place 4 cheese strips on each.
Bake, uncovered, 2 to 3 minutes

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 769 Calories from Fat 399

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.1%

Saturated Fat 25.9 g129.7%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 332.1 mg110.7%

Sodium 1862.2 mg77.6%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22.2%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 47 g94.3%

Vitamin A 70.3% Vitamin C 138%

Calcium 49.9% Iron 28.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stuffed Zucchini Recipe