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Beef & Cheese Stuffed Zucchini

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  Squash zucchini 3 Medium
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Lean ground beef 3⁄4 Pound
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Processed cheese 5 Ounce, pasteurized (With Smoke Flavor, One Jar)
  Chopped pimiento 1 Tablespoon
  Thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Soft bread crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon

Cut zucchini inhalf lengthwise.
Scoop out seeds and pulp.
Place zucchini and water in a 12x8x2 inch glass baking dish.
Cover with plastic wrap.
Microwave 7 to 10 minutes or until soft.
Give dish a 1/2 turn twice during cooking.
Drain and set aside in baking dish.
Crumble meat in a 1 1/2 casserole dish.
Add onion.
Cover and microwave 5 to 7 minutes.
Stir once during cooking.
Drain and crumble meat.
Add cheese, pimiento and thyme.
Microwave 1 minute [ROASTS, 2 minutes.] Stir until cheese melts.
Stir in egg and bread cubes.
Spoon meat mixture into zucchini shells.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Microwave 4 to 6 minutes [ROASTS, 6 to 8 minutes.] or until piping hot.
Give dish a 1/2 turn during cooking.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1420 Calories from Fat 651

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g113.5%

Saturated Fat 37.3 g186.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 535.9 mg178.6%

Sodium 3225.5 mg134.4%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.4%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g34.8%

Sugars 14.6 g

Protein 124 g248.8%

Vitamin A 61.8% Vitamin C 181.6%

Calcium 141.9% Iron 72.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Beef & Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Recipe