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Beef & Herbs Stuffed Zucchini

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Ingredients
  Zucchini squash 3 Pound (4 3/4 Pound Units)
  Ground beef/1/2 pound beef and 1/2 pound sausage 1 Pound
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Crumbled dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs) (From French Or Italian Bread)
  Tomato sauce 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Slice zucchini in half lengthwise.
Scoop out pulp; chop.
Saute meat in oil until it loses pink color.
Add garlic, onion, and green pepper; cook 5 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Add squash pulp, parsley, oregano, salt, pepper, crumbs, and 1/4 cup tomato sauce; mix well.
Stuff squash shells with mixture; place in shallow baking dish.
Top with 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce; sprinkle with cheese.
Bake in preheated 350°F oven 40 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Zucchini

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