Zucchini Boats With Ricotta and Basil

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is from Cooking Light Magazine. Use a melon baller to make quick work of hollowing out the zucchini halves.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Cut each zucchini in half lengthwise, scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4 inch thick shell.
  3. Reserve pulp for another use.
  4. Arrange zucchini shells single layer in a 13 x 9 inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  5. Combine basil and next 7 ingredients, stirring well with a whisk.
  6. Divide mixture evenly among shells, pressing gently.
  7. Bake at 450 degrees for 20 minutes or until zucchini is tender.


Most Helpful

Easy to do, even with my scatter-brained planning. LOL!!It's a nice change from ordinary zucchini. I used yellow squash instead of regular zucchini. I even got DD#2 (who hates squash) to eat it! I think next time I will add some garlic for a little extra zip.

*Z* January 27, 2006

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