Thursday, January 19, 2012

Zucchini Boats

by Meghann on January 19, 2012

Let’s file this one under ‘Random Meghann Meals.’ ๐Ÿ˜‰ Derek wasn’t a fan (he said the meat didn’t taste right in the zucchini?), but I thought they were pretty good!

Step 1: Have 2 zucchinis on hand.

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Step 2: Cut the zucchini in half and carve out the center section to create the zucchini boat base.

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Step 3: Bake the zucchini boat shells for 10 minutes at 375 degrees.

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Step 4: While the zucchini boats are baking, start making the filling. I went with finely chopped carrots, onions, radishes, chicken sausage, walnuts, and spinach that I seasoned with salt and pepper, chili powder, and fresh garlic.

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Step 5: Some people prefer the cheese on top, but I like to put it on the bottom. It’s cheesier that way! ๐Ÿ™‚ I had blue cheese on hand, so blue cheese was what I went with.

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Step 6: Add the rest of the filling and bake for 15 minutes at 375

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Serve!

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I thought they came out pretty good, especially the addition of the walnuts (I’m sort of obsessed with walnuts lately). But I agree with Derek that something was off. I think the mix would have been better in a hollowed sweet potato or maybe with a different cheese? hmm….

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I had a jalapeno cheese stick as a snack this afternoon. (There were a new find at the grocery store this weekend – we <3 spicy cheese!)

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Berries, cherries, and chocolate covered edamame for dessert.

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Confession.. I’ve never seen Footloose.

It’s playing on CMT right now.

Derek is sleeping on the couch.

Guess we’re watching Footloose.

Woo hoo! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Good Night!

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