Cheesy Bacon Zucchini Boats

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Traci Coleman

By
@TraciB70

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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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

How to Make Cheesy Bacon Zucchini Boats

Step-by-Step

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

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About Cheesy Bacon Zucchini Boats

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes