Stuffed Zippy Zucchini Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Zucchini2 Medium
 Ricotta cheese3 Ounce
 Minced parsley1 Teaspoon
 Onion1 , chopped
 Egg white1 , stiffly beaten
 Tomato sauce8 Ounce (1 can)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 92 Calories from Fat 27

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.7%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg

Sodium 47 mg2%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g3.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.7%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 5 g10.8%

Vitamin A 13.5% Vitamin C 44.2%

Calcium 7.5% Iron 5.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 300F.

MAKING
2) Slice the zucchini lengthwise into halves.
3) Scoop the pulp out, leaving out 1/2-inch of the casing behind.
4) In a bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, parsley and onion. Mix well.
5) Fold int the egg white into the cheese mixture. Transfer the stuff into the zucchini halves.
6) Tranfer the zucchinis into the baking dish. Pour the tomato sauce over the xucchini.
7) Bake for about 10 minutes.
8) Turn down the oven temperature to 250F.
9) Bake the zucchini for 30 more minutes. Keep basting the zucchini with the tomato sauce.

SERVING
10) Serve the Stuffed Zippy Zucchini with grated cheese.
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