Stuffed Zuccini Boats

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Malikahs Friend

Don't throw away those giant zuccini! I just kind of winged this together and my teenage son actually said it was delish.

Top Review by Chef AngieW

This was excellent! We all really enjoyed this! I had 3 zucchini on the smaller side, but I was surprised that it still took awhile to get it soft. I added some chopped carrots to the vegetables. I didn't have cooking wine or tomato paste and so I added some tomato sauce. The balsamic vinegar gives it a unique but good taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Wash zuccini thoroughly and pat dry. Cut in half lenghthwise and scoop out seeds. Salt and pepper flesh.
  3. Fry celery, onions, and green pepper in olive oil until translucent.
  4. Add minced garlic and ground beef. Cook until beef is browned.
  5. Stir in rest of ingredients except cheeses.
  6. Divide filling among the zuccini and top with mozzarella and sprinkle parmesan on top.
  7. Put boats in a roasting pan or on a cookie sheet and tent loosely with foil. Bake at 375 for 45 minutes.
  8. Remove foil and bake an additional 5 to 15 minutes - until zuccini is tender when poked with a fork.

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