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Baked Filled Zucchini

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Ingredients
  Zucchini 3 (1 to 2 inch thick)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Ground beef/Leftover cooked meat 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bread slice 1 , cubed
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 can)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 375° F.

MAKING
2) In a pan, cook the zucchini in boiling salted water for about 3 minutes.
3) Halve lengthwise and remove the pulp from the zucchini.
4) Sprinkle with the salt and pepper to taste.
5) In a skillet, saute the onion, celery and meat in butter, until lightly browned.
6) Stir in the bread cubes, zucchini pulp and tomato sauce; mix thoroughly.
7) Spoon the mixture in the zucchini halves.
8) In a shallow baking pan, place the stuffed zucchini halves and sprinkle with cheese.
9) Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, until tender.

SERVING
10) Serve the Baked Filled Zucchini immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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