Easy Stuffed Zucchini Boats Recipe

Easy Stuffed Zucchini Boats Recipe

How To Make Easy Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Take a scrumptious bite of these stuffed zucchini boats packed with ground beef, bell peppers, and tomatoes topped with cheese.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 2large zucchini
  • 1onion
  • 1clovegarlic
  • 1lbground beef
  • 1tomato,diced
  • 1bell pepper,diced
  • 1cuppasta sauce,or marinara, divided
  • tspItalian seasoning
  • ¼tsppepper
  • 1cupmozzarella cheese,divided


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Brown ground beef, onion, and garlic until no pink remains. Drain any fat.

  3. Stir in ½ cup pasta sauce, tomato, bell pepper, and Italian seasoning. Let simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in ½ of the cheese.

  4. Slice zucchini lengthwise and scoop out the center to create a shell, then place in a baking dish. Fill each zucchini with ¼ of the beef mixture.

  5. Spread the remaining ½ cup pasta sauce over the zucchini boats and top with the remaining cheese.

  6. Bake for 25 minutes or until zucchini is soft and cheese is bubbly.


  • Calories: 584.29kcal
  • Fat: 40.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 19.00g
  • Trans Fat: 1.34g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.88g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.64g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.11g
  • Fiber: 4.53g
  • Sugar: 11.72g
  • Protein: 37.40g
  • Cholesterol: 139.65mg
  • Sodium: 829.93mg
  • Calcium: 459.23mg
  • Potassium: 1176.70mg
  • Iron: 4.21mg
  • Vitamin A: 230.84µg
  • Vitamin C: 75.17mg
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