Stuffed Zucchini Boats

3.9
(46) 37 Reviews
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
35
min.
Servings

4 servings, one stuffed zucchini half each

Deliciously smart zucchini boats stuffed with basil, fresh tomatoes, Ritz Crackers and cheese. Your family and veggies are going to get along swimmingly.

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Make It

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut zucchini lengthwise in half; scoop out centers onto cutting board, leaving 1/4-inch-thick shells. Place shells in 9-inch square baking dish; set aside.
  • Chop zucchini pulp; place in medium bowl. Add 1/2 cup of the cheese, the tomatoes, cracker crumbs and basil; mix lightly. Spoon evenly into zucchini shells; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
  • Bake 15 min. or until heated through.

How to Parboil Zucchini

Bring 2 qt. unsalted water to boil in large saucepan. Add zucchini; cook 6 to 8 min. or until fork-tender. Drain.

Servings

  • 4 servings, one stuffed zucchini half each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

Serve up your veggies in this tasty edible dish. The zucchini provides vitamin C and the cheese is rich in calcium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, one stuffed zucchini half each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 110
% Daily Value
Total fat 4.5g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 230mg
Carbohydrate 11g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 8g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 35 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • cctp1016 |

    I used french fried onions since that's all I had and sprinkled on top with the cheese. It was very good.

  • watergirl_r |

    it was good, nothing too exciting, but I felt healthy afterwards :)

  • Katherine5110908 |

    My family really enjoyed this..they said please make it again! In place of the crackers I used some left over toco filling from the day before.

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