Chili-Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Sharon Whitley

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@aggiemom20002000

Healthy and good, this recipe is only 375 calories per serving. Tasty while helping my household to eat just a bit more healthy. What is not to like in this dish?


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Serves:

5 (serving 2)

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
lean ground beef
1 can(s)
(8 oz) tomato sauce
1 can(s)
(10 oz) diced tomatoes with mild chilies
1 can(s)
red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 1/2 Tbsp
chili powder
1 tsp
onion powder
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
6 medium
zucchini
1 c
shredded chedder cheese
crushed tortilla chips for topping, if desired.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350F.

In a medium-size skillet over medium heat, brown ground beef, and drain. Add tomato sauce, tomatoes with their juice, beans and spices. Stir well, and let mixture simmer 5-7 minutes to let flavors meld.
2
Meanwhile, slice zucchini lengthwise, and scoop out the center using a teaspoon.

Place zucchini boats on a baking sheet, and carefully spoon in the chili mixture. Top with cheese, and bake for 20 minutes.
3
Before serving, top with crushed tortilla chips if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy