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Cheesy Zucchini Skins (yummy)

Monday, September 16, 2013

Cheesy Zucchini Skins (recipe for Hungry Girl)
2slices center-cut bacon or turkey bacon
2med.-large zucchini, stem ends removed
1/2 c shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese
1/4 c chopped tomatoes
1tbsp. chopped scallions
Optional toppings:light or fat free sour cream, salsa

preheat oven to 375 degree. Spray an 8 x 8 baking pan with nonstick spray

cook bacon until crispy, either in skillet over med heat or a microwave-safe plate in microwave. (see pkg for cook times)

pierce zucchini several times with fork. place zucchini on a microwave-safe plate and microwave for 2 min.

flip zucchini and microwave for 2 more min or until softened

pat dry. let cool, about 5 min. cut zucchini in half lengthwise. gently scoop out and discard the inside flesh, leaving about 1/4 inch inside. thoroughly pat dry

place hollowed-out zucchini in the baking pan, cut side up

distribute cheese among the zucchini. chop or crumble bacon and sprinkle over cheese

bake until cheese has melted and bacon is hot, about 5 min

cut each piece in half widthwise and sprinkle with tomatoes and scallions Enjoy

makes 4 servings

serving size 2 skins, calories 80, fat 4.5g, sodium 195, carbs 6g,fiber 1.5g sugar 3.5g, protein 6.5g

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CLPURNELL 9/19/2013 4:58PM


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PATJOONWW 9/17/2013 9:59AM

    Sounds Yummy. Thanks!

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JUST-ELIZ 9/17/2013 5:59AM

    YUM! Thanx! emoticon emoticon

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JENNY888 9/17/2013 2:08AM

    Sounds yum!

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LIVINGFREE19 9/16/2013 10:09PM

    That sounds really good!

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DANCINCAJUN1 9/16/2013 10:04PM

    I love zucchini .... just got more tomatoes stewed ... will have to try this. Roc

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