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DIABETIC HAM STUFFED ZUCCHINI

This is a very easy diabetic friendly recipe for a tasty light meal of baked zucchini stuffed with ham and cheese

Ingredients

Non-Stick cooking spray
4 small zucchini
2 cups finely chopped low-fat ham
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/4 cup green pepper, chopped
1/4 cup low-fat Swiss cheese, shredded
2 tsp canola oil

To Make the Stuffed Zucchini

Preheat oven to 325 oF [160oC]

Cut off the ends of the zucchini with a sharp knife, and hollow out the inside, removing the pulp.

Lightly beat the egg, in a mixing bowl, the add the ham, egg, basil, green pepper and cheese, stirring to combine well

Using your fingers or a teaspoon, pack 1/2 cup of this mixture into each zucchini.

Place the zucchini in a baking dish coated with non-stick cooking spray.

Brush the stuffed zucchini with oil.

Bake for 45 minutes. The zucchini will be fork-tender.

As a light meal, these cheese and ham stuffed zucchini should go down well with everyone

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

Calories: 190
Protein: 7 g
Sodium: 29 mg
Fat: 6.6 g
Carbohydrates:8.5 g


Exchanges: 3/4 Bread/Starch, 1 Medium-Fat Meat



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