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Zucchini Boats

ID: 259   Main Dish Other Category(s): Beef, Game  
1 - 4 to 5 pound zucchini
2 lbs. ground beef or venison
1 medium-size can V-8 juice
1 can chunky tomato sauce
1 cup green peppers, diced
1 large onion, diced
6 stalks celery, diced
2 tbs. Italian herbs
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups sliced mushrooms
3 cups cooked rice

Saute hamburger, onion, green peppers, celery and mushrooms. Add V-8 juice, tomato sauce and herbs. Cook approximately 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cut zucchini lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Blanch zucchini and let cook 5-10 minutes. Add cooked rice to meat mixture. Heap mixture into hollowed-out zucchini.

Place in oven at 350 degree for 20-25 minutes. During the last 5 minutes, place cheese on top of zucchini and hat until melted.

Submitted by:
Loretta Anderson

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