Stuffed Zucchini Mexicali

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“A variation of a classic Mediterranian dish with a Mexican taste and flare.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Halve the zucchini lengthwise and scoop out the pulp with a small spoon leaving a 3/8-inch-thick shell.
  3. Pour ½ of the tomato sauce in the bottom of an oven-proof baking dish.
  4. Place zucchini shells cut side up in the baking dish.
  5. Place olive oil in a large skillet and heat until hot but not smoking.
  6. Sauté garlic, onion and peppers until softened but not brown.
  7. Crumble sausage into skillet and brown.
  8. Drain grease from skillet and combine all remaining ingredients with the cooked vegetables and sausage with the exception of the cheese.
  9. Fill zucchini shells equally with sausage and vegetable combination, topping each with ¼ of the grated cheese Place baking dish on the center rack of the oven and bake about thirty minutes until the zucchini is tender.
  10. Let cool for a few minutes before serving.

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