Cheesy Bacon Zucchini Boats

Traci Coleman

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@TraciB70

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


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

3
medium zucchini
3-4
slices of bacon
1
medium onion, diced
2/3 c
parmesan cheese, shredded
1
clove garlic, minced
black pepper to taste
1/2 c
mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/3 c
butter, melted
6 tsp
fine bread crumbs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375.
2
Dice bacon and brown in skillet; remove bacon and drain on paper towel. Reserve grease and slightly saute onions until soft and translucent.
3
Cut 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.
4
Place 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.
5
Bake for about 35-45 minutes until zucchini are tender, filling is bubbly, and breadcrumbs are browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes