Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats Recipe {JUST 47 CALORIES}

Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats

This Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats Recipe is just 47 calories each, and it’s vegetarian… Though we have supplied you with several protein add ins (just in case).

Baked zucchini boats make great side dishes, and this recipe for baked zucchini boats is almost all vegetables. So you can count it as a veggie side dish.

Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats

We love these healthy stuffed zucchini boats as a side dish… But when the zucchini is plentiful (and my neighbor brings over pounds of zucchini for me.) I’ll make this recipe and eat all 8 servings (yes, all 8) for just 376 calories. It’s quite the filling dinner!

We kept this stuffed zucchini healthy with our low calorie cooking tips, see the “ingredients” section below.

And we often like to add in meat, and have included varieties in the “how to” section below that.

These Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats are just 47 calories each, or 376 calories for all 8 servings!

Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Below, you’ll find everything you need to make stuffed zucchini boats healthy.

From a shopping list to a printable recipe card. You’ll find low calorie tips and tricks, a nutrition label, even protein add ins below.

We kept these zucchini boats healthy and easy. These sections should help making them even easier…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

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Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this stuffed squash boats recipe to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for easy zucchini boats…

Baked Stuffed Zucchini Ingredients

These easy stuffed zucchini boats are super healthy and low calorie… Thanks to our low calorie cooking (and stuffing tips).

Use these tips when making all your favorite recipes for zucchini logs (even ground beef zucchini boats) and save a few calories and lots of fat.

Low Calorie Tips for Zucchini Squash Boats:

  • Olive Oil Spray… skip the butter and the heavy drizzle of olive oil. And certainly skip the chemical laced “cooking spray” and go all natural with olive oil spray. It’s better for your body and helps you naturally shed fat.
  • Veggies, and More Veggies!… pack the recipe with veggies. This will help lower the calories and boost the fiber, which keeps you full, longer.
  • Boost the protein… Check the next section (in the “how to” guide) for ways to boost protein in this recipe!
Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Shopping List for Stuffed Zucchini Bake Recipes:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of healthy zucchini boats you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for this healthy zucchini boat recipe can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make and how long to bake zucchini boats…

How to Make Stuffed Zucchini Squash

You can easily make these zucchini boats ground beef, chicken, even tofu packed!

Add 1/2 to 1 cup of the following ingredients to boost protein in this low calorie baked stuffed zucchini boats recipe.

Try Adding Some Protein to this Baked Stuffed Zucchini Recipe:

  • Chicken… add cooked, shredded chicken to the veggie mixture to boost protein. 1/2 to 1 cup is all you need.
  • Beef… Crumbled beef (or leftover taco meat) is a great addition to this recipe.
  • Turkey…. be it cooked and crumbled, or leftover holiday turkey, it’s all great in this yummy recipe.
  • Tofu… Crumble firm or extra firm tofu (1/2-1 cup) and add it to the veggie mixture for a healthy plant based protein boost.

How to Make Zucchini Boats:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°
  2. Spray a 9×13 baking sheet with Olive oil.
  3. Cut the zucchini in half lengthwise, then use a spoon to carefully scoop the flesh out of the zucchinis.
  4. Trim off the ends, and place in the prepared baking sheet, cut side up.
  5. In a medium bowl, combine the bell pepper, onion, corn and olives. Mix together.
  6. Sprinkle the zucchinis with Seasoning Salt and spoon the veggie mixture into each zucchini well.
  7. Top each with cheese and spray lightly with olive oil.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes, until zucchini is tender and cheese is melted.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for the best stuffed zucchini recipe…

Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats

We made this zucchini boat recipe healthy and low calorie, so you can have more servings without guilt!

Each zucchini boat (1/2 stuffed zucchini) is just 47 calories… which means you can have all 8 servings for just 376 calories!

Baked Zucchini Boats

Baked Zucchini Boats {47 CALORIES}

Lose Weight By Eating
This vegetarian baked stuffed zucchini boats recipe is only 47 calories and so easy to make!
These veggie stuffed squash boats make a wonderful side dish, or healthy snack.
You can add cooked and crumbled meat to this recipe if you like. Just cook and crumble beef, turkey or chicken (or use leftover shredded chicken) and add it to the veggie mixture before filling the easy zucchini boats.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 47 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Olive Oil Spray
  • 4 medium zucchini
  • 1/2 teaspoon Homemade Seasoning Salt or store bought
  • 1 bell pepper minced
  • 1 small red onion minced
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/4 cup black olives
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese mozzarella, cheddar, pepper jack

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400°
  • Spray a 9×13 baking sheet with Olive oil.
  • Cut the zucchini in half lengthwise, then use a spoon to carefully scoop the flesh out of the zucchinis.
  • Trim off the ends, and place in the prepared baking sheet, cut side up.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the bell pepper, onion, corn, and olives. Mix together.
  • Sprinkle the zucchinis with Seasoning Salt and spoon the veggie mixture into each zucchini well.
  • Top each with cheese and spray lightly with olive oil.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, until zucchini is tender and cheese is melted.

Nutrition

Calories: 47kcalCarbohydrates: 7.1gProtein: 2.6gFat: 1.6gSaturated Fat: 0.8gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 181mgPotassium: 327mgFiber: 1.7gSugar: 3.2gCalcium: 44mgIron: 1mg
Keyword vegetarian, zucchini
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Nutrition and Calories in Stuffed Baked Zucchini

It’s easy to make a low calorie stuffed zucchini boat!

In the “Ingredients” section above we showed you how to cut calories. And in the “How To” section we showed you how to boost the protein in this recipe for zucchini boats.

Check out more low calorie zucchini recipes in the next section… KEEP SCROLLING!

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