Italian Meatloaf in Zucchini Boats Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 5)
Reviewed: Aug. 29, 2010
This was very good, what I do is cut off the ends of the zucchini and boil in water for approx 10 to 15 mins ...take out let it cool then slice inhalf and take out the pulp and I add it to the hamburger mixture, adds alot of flavor....
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Reviewed: Aug. 29, 2010
Absolutely, delicious. I love the sweetness that the carrots add.
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Reviewed: Aug. 27, 2010
This is a very delicious Italian meatloaf, and the zucchini really give it an extra zing. I will definitely be making this again.
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Cooking Level: Beginning

Living In: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

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Reviewed: Aug. 20, 2010
I've been making these for years and we love them! If you use ground round there shouldn't be an accumulation of grease in the zucchini boat. If all I have is ground chuck (with 15% fat) then you are better off browning the meat first and mixing then mixing it with some of the sauce. Terrific way to use zucchini when your garden is producing more than you can handle! Toss a salad & serve with crusty bread or garlic toast.
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Reviewed: Aug. 19, 2010
These green, meaty boats looked so awesome going into the oven and I had really high hopes for the outcome, but I was a little disappointed. I will definitely make them again, but not without a couple changes. The "1 large zucchini" written for the original recipe, must've been from a mutant garden strain b/c I scaled the meat back to 1 lb. and ended up cramming 3 1/2 medium zucchinis with the meatloaf mixture, as well as making a couple random meatballs on the side. The end result was unfortunately on the bland side, (splash splash of Sriracha to the rescue!) so next time around, the meat and sauteed veggies need to be more heavily seasoned, possibly w/ more garlic, red pepper flakes, thyme, oregano, Italian Seasoning, etc... Also, I think I would rather prepare these like a stuffed bell pepper where I'd brown the meat prior to stuffing, then just pop the boats in the oven to melt the cheese, only b/c I wasn't too thrilled with the accumulation of grease in the zucchinis. Oh yeah, I also dropped it to 1 egg and 1/2 c. Italian bread crumbs, since I had a little less meat, and the bake time was dead-on. Overall a 3.5 star recipe that (CHEER! My 3-year old gobbled up!) might just need some tweaking b4 I'd make again.
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Cooking Level: Intermediate

Home Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Living In: Braselton, Georgia, USA
Reviewed: Aug. 19, 2010
This was a great recipe and didn't take long at all. Very easy prep work. I wasn't happy with the spaghetti sauce that I used but the rest was great. Just becareful on the type of sauce. I used one with the cheese in it. Thank you for the recipe..
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Reviewed: Aug. 15, 2010
I MADE THIS YEARS AGO AND AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR,AND LOVE IT.EVERYONE AT HOME LIKES IT TO.
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