Lasagna-Stuffed Zucchini Bites

Lasagna-Stuffed Zucchini Bites

Blogger Brooke McLay from Cheeky Kitchen stuffs zucchini slices with a lasagna-type filling for an easy appetizer, side or even main dish.

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small zucchini (about 2 inches in diameter)
cup cooked crumbled Italian turkey sausage
cup garlic-and-herb tomato pasta sauce
cup shredded Italian cheese blend (4 oz)
  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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Swap in any of your favorite pasta sauces.
Cut the fat by using reduced-fat mozzarella cheese on top.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 630mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 16g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.