Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats

div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uEdYkDNZgcA/Tx88U573I/AAAAAAAAGkY/2K6-GXqaBBY/s1600/Sausage-stuffed-zucchini-boats.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" class="pinnable" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uEdYkDNZgcA/Tx88U573I/AAAAAAAAGkY/2K6-GXqaBBY/s1600/Sausage-stuffed-zucchini-boats.jpg" //a/divbr /Hope you all had a happy July 4th!! With zucchini season in full bloom, I thought I would revive this from the archives - one of my absolute favorites!! Enjoy!!br /br /Summer zucchini hollowed out and stuffed with lean Italian sausage, then topped with marinara and cheese. br /br /OMG! You guys are going to love these!br /br /I've had this concept in my head for a while, but now that zucchini is in full season and my friend gave me some fresh from her garden, I put my idea to the test. The results were simply amazing, thumbs up all around, especially from my picky teen!br /br /One boat fills me up, but you can enjoy two and still be in good shape. I love Polly-O part-skim mozzarella because it melts beautifully as you can see in the photo. I'm pretty picky about my Italian sausage, but I love a href="http://www.alfrescoallnatural.com/dinner-fresh-chicken-sausage.aspx"al fresco's sweet Italian chicken sausage/a, you forget it's chicken while you eat it and it's 75% less fat that pork sausage, and it's gluten-free. Hope you enjoy.br /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-R2y6hKBSP3Q/Tx8842HHI/AAAAAAAAGkg/pDvHt2Bf8XA/s1600/Sausage-stuffed-zucchini-parmesan.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-R2y6hKBSP3Q/Tx8842HHI/AAAAAAAAGkg/pDvHt2Bf8XA/s1600/Sausage-stuffed-zucchini-parmesan.jpg" //a/divbr /a href="http://www.skinnytaste.com/2012/07/sausage-stuffed-zucchini-boats.html#more"b Click Here To See The Full Recipe.../b/a

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups quick marinara sauce
  • 4 (31 oz total) medium zucchini
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/2 small onion, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 14 oz lean Italian chicken sausage, removed from casing (Al Fresco)
  • 1/2 cup part skim shredded mozzarella (Polly-O)
  • 8 tsp grated Parmesan cheese
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