Mediterranean Grilled Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

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Mediterranean Grilled Stuffed Zucchini
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  1. Needed - one very large zucchini (4x the regular store sized ones) - cut length-wise, scoop out middle and cut into half again to make 4 halves - For the stuffing- saute 1 small onion chopped in - 2 TB of olive oil. When softened, add 1/4 lb of loose italian sausage (break it up as it sautes). Season onions and sausage with a little crushed red pepper, salt, and pepper. When sausage is golden brown, remove to a bowl. - Saute 1 small diced zucchini until aldente, then season with salt and pepper and lil thyme - add to bowl with sausage and onions. Add 1-2 Tablespoons of italian black olives, 1/2 cup of chopped. roasted red peppers, and 2 cloves of sauted finely chopped garlic. Add 2 cubed toasted slices of whole wheat bread with a touch of salt and pepper. Stir together and mix well. Following this, add 2 TB of ricotta cheese (ot add til stuffing is moist), then 1 egg, 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese. Mix all ingredients well and stuff into Zucchini halves. TO COOK: heat grill to medium high, wrap zucchini in seperate segments in foil and tent each piece. Cook on grill at medium (or 600 degrees) for 20 minutes with lid closed. Following this, open foil and top with mozarella cheese and cook for an additional 5 minutes and then cool for 3 minutes and serve to guests :D - ENJOY!See More.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 229.44 Kcal (961 kJ)
Calories from fat 137.22 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.25g 23%
Cholesterol 65.25mg 22%
Sodium 494.49mg 21%
Potassium 199.04mg 4%
Total Carbs 10.62g 4%
Sugars 2.03g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.42g 6%
Protein 12.46g 25%
Vitamin C 18.4mg 31%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 169mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 194 Kcal (812 kJ)
Calories from fat 116.02 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.89g 23%
Cholesterol 55.17mg 22%
Sodium 418.11mg 21%
Potassium 168.3mg 4%
Total Carbs 8.98g 4%
Sugars 1.72g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 6%
Protein 10.54g 25%
Vitamin C 15.6mg 31%
Iron 1mg 7%
Calcium 142.9mg 17%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.6
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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