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Zesty Zucchini Boats

No recipe image available.Zucchini shells are filled with a mixture of sautéed zucchini, celery, green bell pepper and onion, topped with Swiss cheese and baked.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 medium zucchini
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Wisconsin Baby Swiss cheese
Paprika for sprinkling (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Trim ends of zucchini; cut in half lengthwise.
  2. In large covered skillet cook zucchini, celery, green pepper and onion in 3/4 cup water about 10 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  3. Scoop out centers of zucchini, leaving 1/4 inch shell.
  4. Chop center portion and mix with celery, green pepper, onion and garlic powder.
  5. Fill zucchini shells with vegetable mixture. Sprinkle each shell with cheese.
  6. Broil shells 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
  7. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.