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Zucchini Boats

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“A good way to clear out the zucchini glut. You can stuff with a taco mixture or change the squash to yellow.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Wash and cut zucchini in half lengthwise.
  3. Scoop out seeds leaving at least a 1/4 inch thick shell.
  4. In a frying pan over medium heat brown the ground beef.
  5. Drain off fat and add the onion and garlic, cooking for 3 minutes.
  6. Stir in the tomatoes with juice, wine, tomato paste, salt and herb mix.
  7. Simmer uncovered for around 15 minutes-you want the sauce to thicken up.
  8. Arrange"boats" in a shallow, oiled baking dish and stuff with meat mixture.
  9. Bake at 400 for 25 minutes, top with cheese and continue cooking for another 15 minutes.

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