Pork Sausage Stuffed Zucchini

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Stuffed zucchini made with a mixture of pork sausage, bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese, then topped with pasta sauce and Mozzarella. Flavorful side dish or main dish that is fast and easy to prepare.
Pork Sausage Stuffed Zucchini

Ingredients

  • 3 zucchini
  • 1 pound pork sausage
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs (I used Panko)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (shredded)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 6 tablespoons pasta sauce
  • 6 tablespoons Mozzarella cheese (grated)
Yield:
Servings
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cook time:
50 minutes
Total time:
1 hour
Yield: 4 Servings | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 50 minutes | Total time: 1 hour

Instructions

1. Wash zucchini and cut in half lengthwise. With a spoon, scoop out the seeds and chop. Transfer the zucchini shells to a baking sheet, lined with foil or parchment paper.
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2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
3. In a bowl, mix together chopped zucchini flesh, sausage, bread crumbs, Parmesan and garlic.
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4. Stuff each zucchini shell with the mixture and top with 2 tablespoons pasta sauce.
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5. Cover with foil and bake in the preheated oven for approximately 40 minutes.
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6. Remove foil, sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and bake for another 10 minutes, until the cheese is melted.
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alenatrs February 27, 2014 10:56 PM
I haven't tried it with ground turkey, but I think it will be delicious. Thanks for the idea )
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This was very good

marianne February 24, 2014 7:54 PM
I used fresh tomato salsa instead of pasta sauce. Thanks a lot, Alena, for your recipes! Do you think this will be as great with ground turkey?
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