NEXT RECIPE >

Colorful Zucchini Spears Recipe
Colorful Zucchini Spears Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Next Recipe

Colorful Zucchini Spears Recipe

Read Reviews
4 1 1
Publisher Photo
A bit of bacon lends hearty flavor to this colorful side dish, while low-fat cheese helps keep the calories in check. Jan Caldwell sent the recipe from her kitchen in Shingle Springs, California.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bacon strip, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 plum tomato, halved and sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced onion
  • 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 85 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 202mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 medium-fat meat, 1 vegetabl

Directions

  1. In a small nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until cooked but not crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove bacon to paper towels to drain. Cut zucchini in half widthwise; cut halves lengthwise into quarters. Place in an ungreased shallow 1-qt. baking dish.
  2. Combine the salt, oregano, garlic powder and pepper; sprinkle half over the zucchini. Top with tomato, onion, remaining seasonings and bacon. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until zucchini is tender. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Colorful Zucchini Spears in Cooking for 2 Spring 2005, p21


Reviews for Colorful Zucchini Spears

AVERAGE RATING
(1)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (0)
4 Star
 (1)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
kelli51981
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2013

"Delicious recipe!"

Loading Image