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This eye-catching side dish can be made with patty pan or yellow summer squash, as well as zucchini.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut zucchini in half lengthwise. Place, cut side down, in a microwave-safe 2-quart square baking dish. Micro-cook, covered, on 100 percent power (high) for 1-1/2 to 3 minutes or until nearly tender. (Or, cook in boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes.) Scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4-inch-thick shell. Set shells aside. Finely chop the zucchini pulp; set aside.

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  • In a medium saucepan cook onion in hot oil until tender but not brown. Add chopped zucchini; cook 1 minute more. Stir in flour, basil, and pepper. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Gradually add zucchini mixture to the egg product or egg. Stir in Parmesan cheese. Spoon mixture into zucchini shells; place in a 2-quart baking dish.

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  • Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F. oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until filling is lightly browned. Makes 4 side-dish servings.

Tips

Prepare and fill zucchini; cover and chill up to 24 hours. Bake as above except bake 30 to 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

131 calories; 8 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 9 mg cholesterol; 200 mg sodium. 8 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 7 g protein; 82 RE vitamin a; 5 mg vitamin c; 151 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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