Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Geri Paddock
2 medium zucchini 1/4 c. chopped onion
1 T. Butter 2/3 c. cooked rice
3/4 c. cottage cheese 1 beaten egg
1 T. sniped parsley
1/3 tsp. salt 1/8 t. crushed basil
2 slices sharp cheese cut into 16 strips
Trim zucchini. Cook in small amount of boiling water for 6 minutes or until tender. Halve lengthwise, scoop out center and dice. Cook onion in butter until tender. Stir in diced zucchini and cottage cheese - mix in rice, salt and basil. Lightly salt shells. Fill with cottage cheese mixture, place in buttered baking dish - bake covered in 35 degree oven for 25 minutes. Place 4 cheese strips on each half. Bake uncovered 5 minutes just to melt cheese.