Zucchini Boats

A delectable, healthy dish!

zucchini-boats

Ingredients

  • 1 lg. zucchini
  • 1/2 c. rice
  • 1/2 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • Grated Mozzarella cheese
  • Salt & pepper

Directions

  1. Cut zucchini in half and cut out center.
  2. Cut center up in small pieces and put pieces aside.
  3. Cook 1/2 cup rice; set aside.
  4. Brown ground turkey. Drain.
  5. Add onion and green peppers, and brown.
  6. Add rice, chopped zucchini, and tomato sauce.
  7. Cook for 10 minutes.
  8. Line a baking dish with tomato sauce.
  9. Put zucchini “boat” in dish. Fill with stuffing.
  10. Excess stuffing can be put around boat.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes.
  12. Remove from oven; sprinkle with grated Mozzarella cheese on top.
  13. Bake, uncovered, with oven off for a few minutes until cheese is melted.
  14. Salt and pepper to taste.
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