*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
                           ITALIAN STYLE BAKED ZUCCHINI
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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        6  slices        bacon, -- finely chopped
        2  tablespoons   olive oil
        2  tablespoons   minced shallots
      1/2  teaspoon      dried oregano
      1/2  cup           thinly sliced prosciutto
                         Salt and freshly ground black pepper
       12                baby zucchini or 6 small zucchini, -- trimmed
      1/4  cup           chopped flat leaf parsley
 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
 In a small skillet render the bacon. When almost crisp, add the olive oil
 and heat up. When the olive oil is hot, add the shallots and cook for a few
 minutes or until tender. Add the oregano and prosciutto and simmer for a
 minute. Remove the skillet from the heat and season to taste with salt and
 Cut the baby zucchini in half. If you are using small zucchini, then cut
 them in half horizontally, then each half in quarters lengthwise. Set them
 in a lightly oiled gratin dish, skin side down. Sprinkle with the bacon
 mixture and scatter parsley on top. Cover and bake or 20 minutes.
 Yield: 4 servings
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