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Zucchini Almond Boats

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  Zucchini 6 Medium, washed and ends removed (6 to 7 inches in length)
  Tomato 1 Medium, cut in small pieces
  Chopped salted almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped onion 1 Teaspoon
  Seasoned salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Cracker crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. Cook zucchini following directions in Fresh Vegetable Cooking Chart. Let cool until easy to handle.
2. Remove top third of each zucchini and chop coarsely. Scoop out and discard centers. Set zucchini aside in a 2-quart glass baking dish or on a microwave-safe serving platter. Put chopped zucchini and tomato into a bowl. Add almonds, parsley, onion and seasoned salt; mix well.
3. Melt butter in a small glass dish in microwave oven (about 15 seconds at HIGH). Brush zucchini with half of melted butter. Spoon filling into zucchini shells. Mix remaining melted butter and cracker crumbs. Sprinkle over filling.
4. Heat uncovered in microwave oven to serving temperature (2 to 3 minutes at HIGH).

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 670 Calories from Fat 392

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67%

Saturated Fat 16.9 g84.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 1159.1 mg48.3%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g20.8%

Dietary Fiber 17.9 g71.4%

Sugars 26.5 g

Protein 22 g43.6%

Vitamin A 102.8% Vitamin C 357.4%

Calcium 27.9% Iron 33.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Zucchini Almond Boats Recipe