This is a novel way to serve vegetables, especially if you are having company.
Zucchini Stuffed with Corn
2 medium zucchini (1 1/2 pounds),washed and halved lengthwise
3 tablespoons of butter or margarine
1/3 cup of chopped onion
1/3 cup of chopped green pepper
1(10 ounce) package of frozen corn, thawed
1 teaspoon of dried tarragon leaves
1/8 tsp salt
With spoon, scoop pulp from zucchini halves, leaving 1/4 inch shell intact: sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon of salt. Chop zucchini pulp. Place butter in 1 quart microwave safe dish, microwave at HIGH, 1 minute or until melted.
Stir in zucchini pulp, onion and green pepper, microwave at HIGH, 3 minutes. Combine corn, tarragon with onion mixture, microwave at HIGH, 2 minutes. Spoon vegetable mixture into zucchini halves, mounding. Place filled zucchini shells in a shallow microwave safe dish. Cover with waxed paper, microwave at HIGH 6 - 8 minutes or until zucchini is just tender. Remove from microwave, let stand covered, 3 to 5 minutes before serving. Makes 4 servings.
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