Introduction: Loaded Zucchini Skins

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Simple, quick, and healthy way to use up all of that zucchini that is coming out your ears!

Step 1: Ingredients

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What you will need:
  • 2 small to medium yellow zucchini
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • salt and pepper
  • garlic powder
  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • real bacon crumbles
  • light sour cream
  • chopped green onions

Step 2:

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Wash and cut the ends off your zucchini. Then cut them lengthwise in half and if you prefer a little bit smaller finger food size, I then cut those halves in half the opposite way so they wouldn't be so long.

Step 3:

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Next, spray your pan with nonstick spray and then sprinkle liberally with your salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Top with an even amount of cheese and bacon crumbles and pop into a 350 degree F oven for about 12-14 minutes. Or until the cheese is bubbly and the zucchini has a little bit of give to the touch.

Step 4:

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Lastly top with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle with chopped green onions. These are such a nice fresh alternative to a heavy potato skin. Enjoy!

Comments

susanchen2011 (author)2012-08-06

That is a good idea.

macrumpton (author)2012-07-21

If you have a ridged griddle pan it works really well for this. I also like to slice the zuchinni into 1/4" thick slabs and grill them both sides and put them into a baguette with garlic mayo.

nickerbonkers (author)macrumpton2012-07-21

We like grilling them too, but the garlic Mayo I haven't tried. Thanks for the tip, I am going to try with the Mayo it sounds delicious!

mygibzone (author)2012-07-19

Yummy! These look & sound very tasty. I'll have to give it a try tonight. Do you think green zucchini would work the same?

nickerbonkers (author)mygibzone2012-07-19

I think green would work just fine, I just happened to have an abundance of yellow when I made these so I chose the yellow.

sunshiine (author)2012-07-19

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing.
Sunshiine

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