Friday, September 19, 2008

Stuffed Zucchini

This makes a delicious entree or side dish. It can be prepared hours in advance and baked just before serving. Recipe serves 4-6.


6 medium zucchini
4 tablespoons bacon, finely chopped
4 tablespoons Bolognaise Sauce (commercially prepared or homemade)
2 small tomatoes, seeds removed and diced
4 tablespoons breadcrumbs
5 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
Freshly ground black pepper


1. Place all ingredients except zucchini in a bowl and mix well.
2. Wash zucchini and cut in half length-wise. Scoop out seeds and a little of the flesh using a teaspoon.
3. Fill halves with filling.
4. Place on a lightly oiled baking tray and bake in a preheated 375 degree F (190 degree C) oven for 20 minutes or until the top is brown and the zucchini are tender.

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