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Zucchini Gondolas

Ingredients
  Zucchini 3 Medium
  Ricotta cheese/Cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ham 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
  Green pepper 1⁄2 , chopped
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Spaghetti sauce mix 1 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Package)
  Parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Tomato juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2 Cut each zucchini lengthwise in half.
3 Carefully scoop out the centers, leaving 1/4-inch shells.

MAKING
4 In a pan, add 1 inch water along with the shells.
5 Simmer, covered for 6 to 8 minutes, until tender-crisp.
6 Meanwhile, chop the zucchini pulp.
7 In a bowl, mix zucchini with cheese, ham, green pepper, egg, and 2 teaspoons of the spaghetti sauce mix.
8 In a shallow baking dish, arrange the zucchini shells in a single layer.
9 Fill them with the cheese mixture.
10 Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.
11 In a bowl, mix the remaining spaghetti sauce mix with tomato juice.
12 Pour into a pan around the zucchini.
13 Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until the filling is firm and zucchini tender.

SERVING
14 Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Zucchini
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 92 Calories from Fat 41

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.1%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 51.4 mg17.1%

Sodium 122.5 mg5.1%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 7 g14.3%

Vitamin A 10.9% Vitamin C 53.7%

Calcium 9.6% Iron 4.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Zucchini Gondolas Recipe