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Italian Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

This recipe is easy to make and was a great way to use up our extra zucchini!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: stuffed zucchini, Zucchini, zucchini Boats, zucchini side dish
Servings: 6
Calories: 447kcal


  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • 9x13-inch Baking Pan
  • Aluminum Foil


  • 3 medium zucchini
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 24 ounces spaghetti sauce 1 jar
  • ½ cup shredded Mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Trim stems from zucchini and cut in half lengthwise. Scoop out seeds and put in a large mixing bowl.
  • Mix together seeds, sausage, bread crumbs, garlic and Parmesan cheese.
  • Stuff zucchini with sausage mixture and place in a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • Pour spaghetti sauce over stuffed zucchini and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and cook for an hour, or until sausage is completely cooked through.


Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 1608mg | Potassium: 888mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 861IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 4mg