Stuffed Zucchini Boats


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4 medium zucchini

1 lb lean ground turkey

1 small onion chopped

1 TBL crushed garlic

Drain 1 tsp oregano leaves

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

1 16 oz can diced tomatoes

1/4 cup fresh basil leaves

1 cup grated reduced fat mozzarella cheese

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Cut off stem end of zucchini and cut zucchini in half lengthwise.  Scoop out seeds and pulp leaving 1/4 inch shell.  In medium skillet brown turkey meat, onion, garlic and oregano.  Drain off excess fat.  Add chopped zucchini pulp, diced tomatoes, salt and pepper.  Arrange zucchini shells in 13 x 9 baking dish.  Spoon mixture into zucchini shells.   Bake covered with foil for about 30 minutes.  Remove foil and top with mozzarella cheese and fresh basil.  Bake an additional 5 to 10 minutes.  Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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