CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Stuffed ZucchiniPeppers aren't the only vegetables you can fill with goodies.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Peppers aren't the only vegetables you can fill with goodies.
1 pound ground lamb
1 red onion, chopped
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Grated Parmesan or other cheese
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Slice zucchini in half lengthwise, scoop out the flesh of each to make boats, leaving ¼-inch rim. Place zucchini flesh and egg in a blender. Transfer to a large bowl; stir in lamb, onion, thyme, salt and pepper.
Fill each boat with the mixture; top with cheese. Bake until lamb is cooked through, about 25 minutes.
Yield: Serves 5.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 201 calories, 60 percent of calories from fat, 13 grams fat (5 gram saturated), 102 milligrams cholesterol, 3 grams carbohydrates, 17 grams protein, 530 milligrams sodium, 1 grams fiber.
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