Cheesy Zucchini Boats

Cheesy Zucchini Boats are a great dish for company; easy with only 5 ingredients and pretty too! They are low carb, Keto and gluten free!

Cheesy Zucchini Boats

There cannot be too many good recipes for zucchini.  It is such a wonderfully prolific crop for the summer garden and so healthy for us to eat. Cheesy Zucchini Boats is one of our favorite ways to eat it.  

Cheesy Zucchini Boats is easy and pretty enough to impress company. It is also low carb and gluten free.  

Use any kind of shredded cheese you have on hand.  

When cutting the zucchini, slice off a bit of the bottom so it will sit in the pan or on the plate without tipping over.

It is pictured with Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken and Low Carb Jalapeno Cheese Biscuits. It was a delicious meal!

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Ingredients:

Cheesy Zucchini Boats

1 pound zucchini

2 Tbsp butter

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1 medium tomato

salt and pepper

1/2 cup shredded cheese

Instructions:

1. Gather your ingredients.

2. Slice the zucchini in half and slice off the bottom enough to keep it from tipping on the baking dish and plate. Don’t peel the zucchini.

3. Slice butter thinly and place on top of zucchini. If your butter is soft, just spread it on. Sprinkle with garlic powder.

4. Slice tomato and place on top of butter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

5. Bake uncovered in preheated 375* oven for 25 minutes. It will still be a little firm at this point. If you like it softer, cook it another 10-15 minutes. Test it with a fork.

6. Add cheese and bake about 15 minutes more or until cheese is melted and nicely browned.

Cheesy Zucchini Boats

7. Serve.

Cheesy Zucchini Boats

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Yield: 4 servings

Cheesy Zucchini Boats

Cheesy Zucchini Boats

Cheesy Zucchini Boats are a great dish for company; easy with only 5 ingredients and pretty too! They are low carb, Keto and gluten free!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound zucchini
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 medium tomato
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese

Instructions

1. Gather your ingredients.

2. Slice the zucchini in half and slice off the bottom enough to keep it from tipping on the baking dish and plate. Don’t peel the zucchini.

3. Slice butter thinly and place on top of zucchini. If your butter is soft, just spread it on. Sprinkle with garlic powder.

4. Slice tomato and place on top of butter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

5. Bake uncovered in preheated 375* oven for 25 minutes. It will still be a little firm at this point. If you like it softer, cook it another 10-15 minutes. Test it with a fork.

6. Add cheese and bake about 15 minutes more or until cheese is melted and nicely browned.

7. Serve.

Notes

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Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 132Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 29mgSodium 217mgCarbohydrates 5gFiber 2gSugar 3gProtein 5g
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Cheesy Zucchini Boats
A great dish for company; easy and pretty too!
Low Carb Cheesy Zucchini Boats
Cook Time 40-45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Cook Time 40-45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Low Carb Cheesy Zucchini Boats
Instructions
  1. Gather your ingredients.
  2. Slice the zucchini in half and slice off the bottom enough to keep it from tipping on the baking dish and plate. Don't peel the zucchini.
  3. Slice butter thinly and place on top of zucchini. If your butter is soft, just spread it on. Sprinkle with garlic powder.
  4. Slice tomato and place on top of butter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Bake uncovered in preheated 375* oven for 25 minutes. It will still be a little firm at this point. If you like it softer, cook it another 10-15 minutes. Test it with a fork.
  6. Add cheese and bake about 15 minutes more or until cheese is melted and nicely browned.
  7. Serve.
Recipe Notes

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