Stuffed Zucchini Boats


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Stuffed Zucchini Boats

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small chopped tomato
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup Kellogg’s® All-Bran® Flakes
  • 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated low-fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce or any prepared tomato-based pasta sauce
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 medium zucchini (about 20 cm/ 8" long)
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DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). Crush All-Bran® Flakes cereal. Set aside.
2. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise. Using a small spoon, scoop out centre flesh of zucchini, roughly chop and set aside. Place hollowed out zucchini shells in the bottom of a lightly greased, shallow baking dish.
3. In medium skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add celery, green pepper, onions garlic, and reserved, chopped zucchini flesh. Sauté for 4-5 minutes until softened. Remove from heat and stir in tomato, oregano, pepper, crushed All-Bran® Flakes cereal, bread crumbs and mozzarella.
4. Divide mixture evenly amongst hollowed out zucchini shells. Recipe can be made ahead to this point and refrigerated for up to 12 hours.
5. Spoon tomato sauce down the centre of each zucchini. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until zucchinis are tender, filling is hot and top is golden brown.