Healthy & Low-Calorie Zucchini Boats Recipe in 3 Easy Steps!

by Radost P.

How to prepare and cook low-calorie and mouth-watering zucchini boats at home, even if you do not have great cooking skills?

Simple and Easy Recipe for Mouth-Watering Zucchini Boats!

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One zucchini boat contains approximately 312 calories, of which: 81 mg. cholesterol, 20 g. fat, 337 mg. sodium, 25 g. protein, 10 g. carbohydrates, and 2 g. fiber.


  • one small, chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup of chopped mushrooms
  • 2 zucchini
  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup of chopped red pepper
  • a tablespoon or two of ketchup
  • a cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • spices – salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup of chopped green pepper

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Delicious Zucchini Boats Recipe – Instructions

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First Step

Trim the ends of zucchini and then cut each of them in half. Scoop and chop the pulp.

Read also: Simple zucchini fritters recipe that you can prepare in 15 minutes!

Second Step

In a pan, put the following ingredients – beef, onion, peppers, zucchini pulp, and mushrooms. Cook them in a medium heat. Now, add ketchup, 1/2 cup of cheese, and the spices (salt and pepper). Mix properly and leave the zucchini shells. Place in a baking dish sprinkle with more cheese.

Third Step

Bake the meal for about half an hour, until you notice that the zucchini are tender and ready to be served. Add your favorite sauce (optional).


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