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Zucchini Stuffed With Zucchini

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Ingredients
  Zucchini 36 Ounce (6 Medium Pieces, 6 Ounces Each)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped prosciutto/Finely chopped ham 3 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Soft bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Trim ends from zucchini, but leave whole. Cook zucchini in a large saucepan of boiling salted water 3 minutes; drain and rinse under cold running water. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise. Scoop out centers to form a trench down middle of each zucchini half. Chop zucchini centers and place in a medium bowl.
2. In a medium frying pan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until softened. Stir in prosciutto or ham, chopped zucchini, bread crumbs, and parsley. Cook, stirring once or twice, 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, egg, salt, and nutmeg.
3. Stuff zucchini with bread crumb mixture. Place zucchini in a flameproof baking dish just large enough to hold them. Drizzle remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil over zucchini and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
4. Bake 20 minutes, or until heated through. Transfer to the broiler and broil 3 inches from heat until golden brown on top, 1 to 2 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1229 Calories from Fat 761

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g133.4%

Saturated Fat 25.1 g125.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 322.3 mg107.4%

Sodium 3424.6 mg142.7%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.4%

Dietary Fiber 13.9 g55.5%

Sugars 27.9 g

Protein 57 g113.9%

Vitamin A 76.5% Vitamin C 332.4%

Calcium 94.8% Iron 45%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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