Baked Eight-ball Zucchini Squash
1/2 lb. hamburger (or other favorite ground meat)
Green Bell Pepper, diced
1 Jalapeno, seeded and diced
salt, pepper, garlic powder, Italian seasoning
1/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 cup pepper Jack cheese, shredded,
fresh parsley, chopped
fresh tomato, chopped
Brown ground meat, saute green peppers and onions, drain and set aside.
Boil whole Eight-Ball Zucchini in water for about 10 minutes.
Set aside to cool.
Cut top (stem) of Squash, and hollow out any seeds and soft pulpy material.
Chop tomato and place into meat.
Place cooled meat mixture into bowl and stir in shredded cheeses, blending lightly.
Stuff into squash.
Wrap in foil and seal tightly.
Place in oven at 350 for about 15 minutes
(just long enough to warm meat & melt cheese)
Garnish to taste.
The Zucchini will be very tender.