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Stuffed Zucchini

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  Zucchini 4 , scrubbed and cut in halves lengthwise (Each About 4 1/2 In. Long)
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Dry bread crumbs 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper To Taste
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Fat 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Deep Frying Heated To 365 F)

Hollow centers of zucchini by scooping out some of pulp; reserve.
Drop shells into boiling salted water; cook until just tender, about 4 minutes.
Chop reserved pulp; set aside.
Cook onion about 5 minutes in hot oil in a skillet.
Remove from heat.
Add crumbs, garlic, parsley, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and egg yolk to onion along with chopped pulp; blend thoroughly.
Fill zucchini shells with mixture.
Dip in a mixture of 1 egg yolk beaten with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
Coat evenly with ./me dry breadcrumbs.
Fry zucchini in heated fat about 1 minute, or until lightly browned.
Fry only as many stuffed shells at one time as will float uncrowded one layer deep in fat.
Remove with slotted spoon and drain on absorbent paper.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 738 Calories from Fat 397

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g68.4%

Saturated Fat 10.8 g53.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 203.2 mg67.7%

Sodium 1417.2 mg59.1%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.3%

Dietary Fiber 13.5 g54.1%

Sugars 20.7 g

Protein 21 g41.2%

Vitamin A 87.3% Vitamin C 312.4%

Calcium 30.2% Iron 42.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stuffed Zucchini Recipe