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!


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
30 Min


  • 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


  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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cheesy Bacon Zucchini Boats

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes

Show 13 Comments & Reviews

How To Make Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash Recipe

How to Make Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Love pasta but not the carbs? Then try roasted spaghetti squash the next time a pasta craving hits. Naturally gluten-free, it’s low in carbs and calories but full of vitamins....

Easy Homemade Soup Recipes

Easy Homemade Soup Recipes

Kitchen Crew

In my part of the country, one day it's cold the next it's warm. I'm not sure Mother Nature can figure out what season it is. Even if the weather...

How To Make Butternut Squash With A Pecan Brioche Crust Recipe

How to Make Butternut Squash With a Pecan Brioche Crust

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Butternut squash is delicious with its natural buttery sweetness. What would happen if you roasted it and added a crumbled crust to the top? Well, you have a fancy (but...