Zucchini Boats. Zucchini boats are the perfect way to make an otherwise light veggie side into a hearty and filling meal. To make zucchini boats, simply scoop the flesh out of the zucchini halves and stuff them with a filling of your choice. You have a meal, and a creative way to use up all the zucchini in your garden.
Here are some more ideas on how to change up these stuffed zucchinis. Zucchini Taco Boats – hamburger meat, chili powder, cumin, cheese, olives, tomatoes, avocados Spoon mixture into zucchini shells. Pour remaining water into bottom of dish. You can cook Zucchini Boats using 7 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Zucchini Boats
- It’s 1 pound of ground sausage (ground: beef, turkey, chicken optional).
- It’s 8 oz of (1/2 16oz jar) hot salsa (mild optional).
- You need 6 of medium zucchini.
- It’s 1 cup of mozzarella or Cheddar cheese shredded.
- You need 1 cup of part skim ricotta cheese.
- You need 1 of egg.
- You need 1 tsp of Mrs. Dash.
Serve with pasta sauce if desired. Cook over medium heat until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Chop the zucchini flesh and set aside. In a medium saute pan over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and let heat through.
Zucchini Boats step by step
- Preheat oven to 350°F..
- In a skillet over medium heat, brown ground sausage, and drain off any grease. Add salsa and mix well, and let simmer for 5–7 minutes to let flavors meld..
- In a bowl mix ricotta cheese with egg and add Mrs. Dash (mix well).
- Slice zucchini lengthwise, and scoop out the center using a teaspoon..
- Place zucchini boats on a baking sheet, and spoon in a heaping teaspoon of ricotta mixture, then spoon on the salsa meat mixture. Top with shredded cheese, and bake for 20 to 25 minutes..
Zucchini Boats stuffed with turkey sausage, tomatoes, herbs, panko and two types of cheese! A delicious recipe that's perfect for summer. When summer rolls around zucchini boats are a must on the dinner menu, especially when we hit mid summer and there is a plethora of zucchini to be used up. The zucchini boats are then stuffed with ground beef sauce and topped with cheese and baked until the cheese is bubbly and the crust is cooked through. They store very well in the fridge or freezer and make a great take to work lunch too.