Cheesy Bacon Zucchini Boats

Traci Coleman


Just trying something new with my lovely zukes from the garden! A girl can only make so much bread!

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30 Min
30 Min


medium zucchini
slices of bacon
medium onion, diced
2/3 c
parmesan cheese, shredded
clove garlic, minced
black pepper to taste
1/2 c
mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/3 c
butter, melted
6 tsp
fine bread crumbs


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1Preheat oven to 375.

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2Dice bacon and brown in skillet; remove bacon and drain on paper towel. Reserve grease and slightly saute onions until soft and translucent.

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3Cut zucchini in half lengthwise. Heat on microwave safe plate, cut side down, for about 3-4 minutes to soften. Using kitchen towel to protect your hands, remove zucchini pulp using a spoon. Add pulp, and garlic to onions and cook a few more minutes. Stir in parmesan cheese, bacon and ground pepper, and remove from heat.

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4Place zucchini in pan. Cover the bottom of each with a small amount of mozzarella. Fill shells with hot filling. Melt butter in small bowl in microwave. Add breadcrumbs. Top each zucchini with about 1 tsp of crumbs.

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5Bake for about 35-45 minutes until zucchini are tender, filling is bubbly, and breadcrumbs are browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes