Chili-Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Sharon Whitley


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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5 (serving 2)
15 Min
30 Min


  • 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
  • 1 c
    shredded chedder cheese
  • ·
    crushed tortilla chips for topping, if desired.

How to Make Chili-Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Boats


  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.

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About Chili-Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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

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