Zucchini Cheese Boats

Zucchini Cheese Boats
Nutty tasting Gruyere cheese complements the smoky taste of bacon in this stuffed zucchini recipe.
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Bake 30 m
Cook 10 m



  1. 1 of 6 Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 13 x 9 x 2-inch glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. 2 of 6 Cut 1/8- to 1/4-inch thick lengthwise slice from each zucchini. Chop the slices and reserve.
  3. 3 of 6 Using a melon baller or small spoon and starting from cut side, scoop out most of flesh from each zucchini, leaving a shell. Chop together the flesh and add the reserved chopped slices. Reserve the zucchini boats.
  4. 4 of 6 In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chopped bacon; cook 3 minutes. Stir in chopped zucchini mixture, onion salt, garlic powder, nutmeg and cayenne; cook, stirring occasionally, 7 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in bread crumbs and 3/4 cup of cheese.
  5. 5 of 6 Spoon about 1/2 cup filling into each zucchini boat. Place in prepared baking dish. Add 1/4 cup hot water to dish; cover dish with foil.
  6. 6 of 6 Bake in 375 degree F oven for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle tops of zucchini with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Information for Zucchini Cheese Boats
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 10 g carb., 17 g Fat, total, 30 mg chol., 7 g sat. fat, 217 mg sodium, 230 kcal cal., 10 g pro., 1 g fiber