Pizza Stuffed Zucchini Boat Recipe

Pizza stuffed zucchini boats

Last Updated on February 22, 2023 by Kayla

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

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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 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories 225 kcal


  • 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)


  • 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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