Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Whats for Dinner Wednesday.

Crunchy Zucchini Boats
Whats for Dinner Wednesday
Thrifty and Chic mom does a topic every wednesday to plan your meals, I am going to participate.
  • 2 medium zucchini (6 to 8 inch each), parboiled
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 2 tsp. oil
  • 20 PREMIUM Unsalted Tops Saltine Crackers, finely crushed, divided
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp. margarine or butter, melted
  1. PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise; scoop out centers, leaving 1/4-inch-thick shells. Place shells in 9-inch square baking dish; set aside.
  2. CHOP zucchini pulp; mix with mushrooms, onion and tomato. Heat oil in small skillet on medium heat. Add vegetable mixture; cook and stir 3 min. or until onions are crisp-tender. Remove from heat; stir in 1/3 cup of the cracker crumbs and the seasonings. Spoon evenly into zucchini shells; sprinkle with combined remaining cracker crumbs and margarine.
  3. BAKE 20 to 25 min. or until heated through.

    How to Parboil Zucchini: Bring 2 qt. unsalted water to boil in large saucepan. Add zucchini; cook 4 to 5 min. or until fork-tender. Drain. Make it Easy Save time by purchasing the vegetables already chopped from the salad bar of your local supermarket.


Janine said...

how was that?

Jackie said...

i didnt get to make it cause we dont have an oven, try it!