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Baked Pizza Stuffed Zucchini Boats Recipe

These Baked Pizza Stuffed Zucchini Boats have all the flavor of pizza but without all the extra calories. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked pizza stuffed zucchini, pizza zucchini, Zucchini
Servings: 6
Calories: 120kcal

Equipment

  • Knife
  • spoon
  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients

  • 4 medium zucchini
  • ½ cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup sliced mushrooms
  • ¼ cup mini pepperonis
  • ¼ cup green pepper diced
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • ¼ cup sliced black olives

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Wash and cut zucchini in half lengthwise.
  • Use a spoon to scrape out the seeds and pulp in the center of the zucchini and pat dry with a paper towel.
  • Lay zucchini cut side up on a baking sheet.
  • Spread marinara sauce evenly between zucchini.
  • Top with mozzarella, mushrooms, pepperonis, green pepper, onion and olives.
  • Bake for 12-18 minutes. Cooking time will vary due to thickness of zucchini, but cook until cheese is melted and zucchini is tender.

Notes

  • Cooking time for baked stuffed zucchini can vary due to thickness.  I used medium sized zucchini, which was about one and a half inches thick in diameter and it cooked perfectly at 400 degrees F. for 15 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 433mg | Potassium: 467mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 521IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1mg