Lasagna-Stuffed Zucchini Bites

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
small zucchini (about 2 inches in diameter)
1
cup cooked crumbled Italian turkey sausage
1
cup garlic-and-herb tomato pasta sauce
1
cup shredded Italian cheese blend (4 oz)

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 Cut zucchini into 2-inch pieces. With small scoop or spoon, scoop out small portion of zucchini in center of each slice to make room for filling.
  • 3 In small bowl, stir together sausage and pasta sauce. Spoon 1 tablespoon mixture into each zucchini slice; top evenly with cheese. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake 20 minutes or until zucchini is tender and cheese is golden brown.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Swap in any of your favorite pasta sauces.

Cut the fat by using reduced-fat mozzarella cheese on top.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
630mg
630%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.