Zucchini Boats With Red Pepper

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by William Uncle Bill

A very interesting way of serving zucchini. I found this recipe some years ago and modified it to give it a very delightful taste.

Top Review by Linky

This is a great recipe! I did use fresh rosemary and subbed pine nuts for the almonds b/c one of my guests is very allergic to tree nuts. Didn't bother with the sail - didn't have any red peppers! Will add sail when my granddaughter visits! Thanks, Uncle Bill!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice zucchini in half lengthways; scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4 inch thick shell.
  2. Chop zucchini pulp and add to a frying pan.
  3. Add oil to frying pan, chopped onion, minced garlic, chopped almonds, rosemary and basil and saute' for about 5 to 6 minutes over medium heat or until mixture is softened.
  4. In a mixing bowl, mix together egg, 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, cooked rice, wheat germ and soy sauce.
  5. Add cooked zucchini mixture and mix well.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
  7. Arrange zucchini shells in a lightly greased 9" x 13" oven-proof casserole dish.
  8. Spoon zucchini mixture into zucchini shells.
  9. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup of grated cheese over each shell.
  10. Bake in preheated 350 F oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until filling is golden on top.
  11. Place sweet red pepper sails stuck on wooden toothpicks on each boat to look like sails.
  12. If desired, sprinkle some grated parmesan cheese on each boat when serving.
  13. Serve immediately.

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