Spicy Italian Sausage Zucchini Boats
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Spicy Italian Sausage Zucchini Boats

Stuff zucchini with a mixture of spicy Italian sausage and cheese and grill for the perfect summer meal.

6
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Zucchini

6 (6- to 8-inch) zucchini

Filling

1/2 pound spicy Italian sausage

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1 small (1/2 cup) onion, chopped

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 (14.5-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, drained

12 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® 4 Cheese Italian Blend cut diagonally

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat gas grill to medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

  2. STEP 2

    Cut zucchini in half lengthwise. Scoop out center of each zucchini, using spoon or melon baller. Chop zucchini pulp; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Place sausage into skillet; cook over medium heat, breaking upsausage, until sausage is browned and cooked through. Remove from heat; drain. Stir in chopped zucchini; set aside.

  4. STEP 4

    Melt butter in another skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Add onions, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook 5 minutes or until onions are softened. Stir in tomatoes; cook 5-8 minutes or until liquid has been absorbed. Remove from heat.

  5. STEP 5

    Lay 2 pieces cheese side-by-side, overlapping slightly, in bottom of zucchini. Spoon sausage mixture evenly over cheese; top each with tomato mixture.

  6. STEP 6

    Place zucchini onto grill. Close cover; grill 15 minutes or until zucchini is softened and cheese is melted. Serve warm.

Nutrition

340Calories
25Fat (mg)
70Cholesterol (mg)
1040Sodium (mg)
12Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
16Protein (g)

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