Carie’s Stuffed Zucchini Makeover

By Carie Livingston

  • 8 fresh zucchini
  • 5 mushrooms
  • 1 lb. 93% Lean Ground Beef
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. Mrs. Dash Table Blend
  • 3 slices Food For Life® Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted 100% Whole Wheat Bread
  • 1 cup Kraft – Low Fat Mexican Shredded Cheese (2%)
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup Prego Heart Healthy Spaghetti Sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Slice zucchini in half, lengthwise & spoon out insides.
  3. Place 1/4 cup water in a microwave safe dish and zucchini to it.
  4. Pop it in the microwave for 3-5 minutes until it is tender-crisp.
  5. While the Zucchini microwaves combine ground beef, onion, mushrooms, & spices.
  6. Cook together until meat is cooked thoroughly.
  7. Crumble Ezekiel bread into fine bread crumbs.
  8. Mix thoroughly the meat mixture, bread crumbs, cheese (reserve a Tbsp of cheese for topping), egg white, & spaghetti sauce in a mixing bowl.
  9. Spoon into zucchini halves and place them onto a baking sheet.
  10. Sprinkle remaining cheese over stuffed zucchini.
  11. Place in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes.

Makes 8 servings at about 188 calories per serving.

Carie Livingston

*The Food For Life product in this recipe is Yeast Free, Sprouted Grains, Diabetic Friendly. Please check labels of other ingredients to verify they meet your dietary requirements as well.*

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