Pizza-Stuffed Zucchini Cups

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

4
medium zucchini
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped
1/3
cup chopped turkey pepperoni
1/2
cup pizza cheese blend (2 oz)
3
tablespoons Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper or foil.
  • 2 Cut end off each zucchini, then cut each into 1 1/2-inch-thick slices. Using small spoon, scoop out the flesh, without going through the bottom, and discard or save for another use.
  • 3 In medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, Italian seasoning, olives, bell pepper, pepperoni and half of the cheese. Fill each zucchini cup with 1 to 2 spoonfuls filling. Place on cookie sheet. Top each with bread crumbs.
  • 4 Bake 20 minutes. Top with remaining cheese. Bake about 20 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and golden brown.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Save scooped-out zucchini flesh to add to soups, stir-fries or salads.

Make these your own and replace green pepper, pepperoni or olives with other pizza toppings.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
193.7
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14.6g
22%
Saturated Fat
6.6g
33%
Cholesterol
38.4mg
13%
Sodium
436.4mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
8.6g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
8.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
65.90%
66%
Calcium
11.10%
11%
Iron
6.90%
7%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.