Meat, Tomato, and Mozzarella Stuffed Zucchini Cups

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  • 2 zucchini (large, or yellow squash, about 12 inches long)
  • olive oil (2 tsp. + 2 tsp., may need more, depending on your pan)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 green pepper (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic (finely minced fresh)
  • ground beef (1 lb., 10% fat or less)
  • ground turkey (12 oz., 10% fat or less)
  • anis (use, combination of ground meat you'd like, but use low-fat ground meat for the south beach diet)
  • seasoning (1-2 tsp. Spike, optional but recommended)
  • 2 flavoring (c, tomato-basil pasta sauce)
  • 2 cups low fat mozzarella (or other mild white cheese, I used low-fat blend of six cheeses called Italian blend.)


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Makahlolo 21 Oct 2018
Yummy 😋. I'm definitely going to do it again.
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Jan E. 1 Jul 2016
We loved this Recipe, however I did make a few changes and additions, I used mild Italian sausage instead of ground beef, I used a combination of Mozzarella and Romano cheese in the stuffing. I then added some leftover cooked rice to give it some body I didn't have the Spike seasoning so I used a few other herbs that I had on hand. I topped the pieces off with Parmesan. The cooking times stated in the recipe worked out perfectly. Thank You
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friday l. 6 Jul 2015
love it but don't know what is spike is that a spice to add. Please forgive me I am a old lady with bad eyes, went to read it over again and it was spices that you add in . So that's why my food did not have a kick to it. But it was still good to me.... Thanks .