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Cheesy Bacon and Corn Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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WW Freestyle: 8
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Zucchini halves stuffed with an insanely delicious mixture of cheese, bacon and corn.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 219

Ingredients

  • 4 medium zucchini
  • water
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 1 can (15-ounces) sweet corn (you can also use frozen corn, thawed)
  • 2 garlic cloves , chopped
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 package (8-ounces) low-fat cream cheese, softened

Instructions 

  • Drop zucchini in a large pot of boiling water.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, or until fork tender; drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Cut zucchini in half, lengthwise; scoop out seeds and flesh, about 1/2-inch deep; set aside.
  • Place bacon in a frying pan and cook to a crisp; with a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to a plate lined with paper towel, leaving bacon fat in pan.
  • Add corn kernels and garlic to the frying pan; season with salt and pepper and cook for 3 minutes, or until heated through and slightly browned.
  • Add cream cheese and continue to cook, stirring frequently, until cheese is melted and mixture is well combined.
  • Crumble bacon and mix it into the cream cheese mixture.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stuff mixture into previously prepared zucchini shells.
  • Broil for 8 minutes, or until tops are lightly browned.
  • Serve.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD
 
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Bacon and Corn Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 308mg13%
Potassium 598mg17%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 410IU8%
Vitamin C 35.6mg43%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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