Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Lori Redifer


My daughter and I love zucchini but my husband and grandson are not fans. So I was trying to use up zucchini in a way that might appeal to the kid in both of them with Boats!


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
1 Hr


  • 3 medium
    zucchini, cut in half length wise
  • 1 medium
    onion, diced
  • 1 lb
    bulk pork sausage
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 3/4 c
    bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 tsp
    montreal steak seasoning
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 3 tsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1
  • ·
    olive oil
  • ·
    montreal steak seasoning

How to Make Stuffed Zucchini Boats


  1. Wash zucchini and cut in half down the length of it.
    Spoon out all of the seed center.
  2. Lightly coat zucchini half with olive oil by rubbing in inside and on the outer skin. Sprinkle Montreal Steak Seasoning on the inner side of the zucchini.
    Set on 2 separate baking pans until ready to fill.
  3. In large mixing bowl, combine sausage and ground beef. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Add softened cream cheese and mix thoroughly into the meat mixture.
  5. Add 2 tsps. of Montreal steak seasoning, parsley, garlic and the egg to the meat mixture and mix thoroughly.
  6. Then add the onion, parmesan cheese, cheddar cheese and bread crumbs to the mixture and again mix until it is mixed throughout the meat mixture.
  7. *optional* You can chop up the insides that have been scooped out of the zucchini and add them at this point.
  8. After all ingredients are mixed in well, fill zucchini halves with the meat mixture.
  9. Lightly sprinkle cheddar cheese on top of them and put them in the oven to bake.
  10. Oven should be preheated and set to 375 degrees.
    Bake for 60 minutes until meat is thoroughly cooked.
    Meat temperature of 170 degrees.

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About Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Course/Dish: Beef Vegetables Pork
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy
Hashtags: #zucchini #pork #beef

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