Broiled Baby Zucchini Boats With Parmesan Crust

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 11 mins

Sounds like a good recipe to try at the end of the summer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Melt the butter in a large cast-iron skillet or something similar with an ovenproof handle.
  3. Add the garlic and saute over medium-low heat for about 30 seconds, being careful to let the garlic brown.
  4. Place the zucchini halves face down in the garlic butter and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
  5. Saute over medium high heat for about 5 minutes, or until the zucchini are just slightly tender when poked with a fork.
  6. Turn the zucchini over, and sprinkle generously with parmesan. (Don't worry if the parmesan spills into the pan. It will melt into additional, delicious crust.)
  7. Cook for just a minute or two longer, then transfer the skillet to the broiler.
  8. Broil for about 3 to 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and golden brown.
  9. Serve hot, and don't forget to scrape up the spilled parmesan from the bottom of the pan.