Cheesy Zucchini Boats Recipe

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Cheesy Zucchini Boats
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Using a small spoon, scoop out the zucchini flesh, leaving a 1/4- to 1/2-inch thick shell.
  3. Wrap the zucchini flesh in a paper towel and squeeze out any excess liquid; discard the liquid and set aside the flesh.
  4. Place the zucchini shells cut side down on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 2 T olive oil over high heat.
  6. Add the zucchini flesh and onion and cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add the tomatoes and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  8. Push the vegetables to the side of the pan, add the remaining 1 T oil and the bread crumbs, and toast the bread crumbs for 2 minutes.
  9. Remove from the heat, stir in the nuts and oregano, then combine with the vegetables; season with salt and pepper.
  10. Flip over the zucchini shells and line the bottoms with the mozzarella.
  11. Pack in the filling.
  12. Sprinkle with parmesan on top.
  13. Bake until the zucchini is tender when pierced with a fork, 20-25 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 387.99 Kcal (1624 kJ)
Calories from fat 220.86 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.54g 38%
Cholesterol 18.65mg 6%
Sodium 624.79mg 26%
Potassium 398.35mg 8%
Total Carbs 19.16g 6%
Sugars 4.77g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3.75g 15%
Protein 24.54g 49%
Vitamin C 15.9mg 26%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 592.2mg 59%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 159.49 Kcal (668 kJ)
Calories from fat 90.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.09g 38%
Cholesterol 7.67mg 6%
Sodium 256.83mg 26%
Potassium 163.74mg 8%
Total Carbs 7.88g 6%
Sugars 1.96g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1.54g 15%
Protein 10.09g 49%
Vitamin C 6.5mg 26%
Iron 0.6mg 7%
Calcium 243.4mg 59%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.1
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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