Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Pizza Zucchini Boats

Serves: 4 Cooking Time: 30 min Ingredients • 4 zucchini or yellow squash (two of each preferred) • 3/4 pound hot Italian sausage, casing removed • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 2. Cut each squash in half lengthwise and scoop out flesh, leaving a 1/4-inch shell. Dice flesh that was removed. 3. In a large skillet, cook sausage and diced squash over medium heat 5 minutes, or until browned and cooked through, breaking up sausage with a spoon during cooking. Drain mixture and place in a medium bowl. Add drained tomatoes, 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, and salt; mix well. 4. Fill squash halves with sausage mixture and place on a rimmed baking sheet. 5. Bake 20 minutes; remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese. Bake 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted and squash is heated through. Serve immediately.

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