Zucchini Boats

Categories: Entrées, Vegetarian


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

1 serving


Makes 14 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 110 calories, 4 g fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 190 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, and 6 g protein


c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package


  • 5-7 Zucchini, medium to large in size
  • 1 T Olive oil
  • 1 c Carrots, chopped
  • ½ c Celery, chopped
  • ½ c Onion, chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can Tomatoes, diced, drained and rinsed (14 oz)
  • 1 can Black beans, drained and rinsed (15 oz)
  • 1 ½ t Sage, dried
  • 1 ½ t Rosemary, dried
  • 1 ½ t Thyme, dried
  • 1 c Brown rice, cooked
  • 1 c Mexican blend cheese, reduced fat, shredded


  1. PREHEAT oven to 400°F. CUT zucchini in half, long ways, and scoop out the seeds making a “boat.”
  2. HEAT oil in a large skillet. ADD carrots, celery, onion, garlic and COOK on medium-high heat until tender.
  3. ADD tomatoes, black beans, spices and rice. STIR and COOK until heated through.
  4. PLACE zucchini halves on a baking sheet, FILL with rice/bean mixture and TOP with cheese.
  5. COOK zucchini boats until cheese is melted and zucchini can easily be pierced with a fork, 5-10 minutes.

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