Pizza Stuffed Zucchini Boat Recipe

Stuffed zucchini with cheese and tomato sauce

Last Updated on October 31, 2020 by Kayla

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Zucchini makes an excellent vehicle for any filling. Easily add your favorite pizza toppings to this hearty stuffed zucchini recipe. Suggestions include:

  • green pepper
  • mushrooms
  • pepperoni
  • onion
  • black olives
Stuffed zucchini with cheese and tomato sauce

Pizza Stuffed Zucchini Boats

This high-protein Italian stuffed zucchini recipe is less than 250 calories per serving and will be a new family favorite!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories 225 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb lean ground turkey breast
  • 3 medium zucchini
  • 1 14-oz jar pizza sauce
  • 1 12-oz jar roasted red peppers drained and chopped
  • 1 6-oz can tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella (or 6 slices of cheese)

Instructions
 

  • In a large saute pan, brown ground turkey over medium heat. 
  • While turkey is cooking, cut zucchini lengthwise, hollow with a spoon, and pierce flesh with a fork; place cut-side up into a 9-in x 11-in baking dish.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine cooked turkey, pizza sauce, chopped roasted peppers, tomato paste, and garlic powder. Mix well and spoon mixture into hollowed zucchini. 
  • Top with shredded or sliced cheese. 
  • Bake at 375F for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

245 calories, 7g fat, 15g carbohydrates, 30g protein

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