Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe

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Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe. Enjoy your pizza in a healthier new way by using a zucchini boat


Enjoy your pizza in a healthier new way by using a zucchini boat “crust”. Easy to make, these yummy zucchini pizza boats are a lower calorie option to traditional pizza.

Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe



These are easy-peasy to make! They taste good, and since they are “pizza” your kids very well may give them a try. Instead of dropping off all that garden zucchini at the neighbor’s house, try these zucchini pizza boats for lunch or dinner this week.

Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe; enjoy your pizza in a healthier new way by using a zucchini boat


Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe Notes:

• This recipe may be doubled, tripled, etc to suit your needs.

• The toppings are always optional. Don’t like red pepper? Skip it. Prefer mushrooms? Add them. Just be aware of how the toppings are cooking if you swap out a listed ingredient for something else.

Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe Ingredients

• 1 tsp Butter
• ¼ large Onion, diced
• ½ Red Bell Pepper, diced
• 5oz Pepperoni (or Salami), diced into squares
• ½ tsp Italian Spices
• Pinch Black Pepper
• Pinch Garlic Salt
• 1 Zucchini, fresh
• 2 TBSP Pizza Sauce
• ¼ cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
• ¼ cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe Mise en Place:

• Fry Pan
Measuring Spoons
• Knife
• Cutting Board
Measuring Cup
• Spoon
• Baking Pan

Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe Directions:

• Preheat oven to 350°
• Sauté the onions, peppers and pepperoni (or salami) in the 1 teaspoon of butter until slightly softened. Add Italian spices, black pepper and garlic salt; mix well. Set aside.
• Slice zucchini is half lengthwise and score around all edges, with a knife approximately ¼” away from the inside edge.
• Scoop out the seeds of the zucchini, scoop out enough zucchini flesh so that you are left with approximately ¼” on the bottom and have made a well to hold the pizza toppings.
• Spread 1 tablespoon of pizza sauce on each zucchini half.
• Divide and sprinkle the cheddar cheese on each zucchini half.
• Divide sautéed mixture into the zucchini boats evenly.
• Divide and sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over the zucchini boats.
• Bake on a shallow baking pan for approximately 19 minutes at 350° until soft and golden.
• Cool slightly and serve!

Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe. Enjoy your pizza in a healthier new way by using a zucchini boat


Yield: 2

Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe

Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe

Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe. Enjoy your pizza in a healthier new way by using a zucchini boat “crust”. Easy to make, these yummy zucchini pizza boats are a lower calorie option to traditional pizza.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Butter
  • ¼ large Onion, diced
  • ½ Red Bell Pepper, diced
  • 5oz Pepperoni (or Salami), diced into squares
  • ½ tsp Italian Spices
  • Pinch Black Pepper
  • Pinch Garlic Salt
  • 1 Zucchini, fresh
  • 2 TBSP Pizza Sauce
  • ¼ cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350°
2. Sauté the onions, peppers and pepperoni (or salami) in the 1 teaspoon of butter until slightly softened. Add Italian spices, black pepper and garlic salt; mix well. Set aside.
3. Slice zucchini is half lengthwise and score around all edges, with a knife approximately ¼” away from the inside edge.
4. Scoop out the seeds of the zucchini, scoop out enough zucchini flesh so that you are left with approximately ¼” on the bottom and have made a well to hold the pizza toppings.
5. Spread 1 tablespoon of pizza sauce on each zucchini half.
6. Divide and sprinkle the cheddar cheese on each zucchini half.
7. Divide sautéed mixture into the zucchini boats evenly.
8. Divide and sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over the zucchini boats.
9. Bake on a shallow baking pan for approximately 19 minutes at 350° until soft and golden.
10. Cool slightly and serve!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 512 Total Fat: 43g Saturated Fat: 18g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 21g Cholesterol: 98mg Sodium: 1418mg Carbohydrates: 10g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 5g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 22g
Note: for exact nutritional information, consult your dietician. All nutritional information provided is simply a guideline.

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Comments

  1. Yum, these look good! I’m certainly going to pin these and try this summer!
    Thank you for sharing this week at Brag About It link party on VMG206 (Mondays at Midnight). I plan to feature you next week!
    ~ Megin of VMG206

  2. Katherines Corner says

    oh my goodness perfection! We have plenty of zucchini in our garden Yum. I invite you to share at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. Hugs!

  3. Alli @ Tornadough Alli says

    Yum these look awesome! I have a couple zucchini just chillin in my fridge that may just have to be made like this!

  4. Jennie @ The Diary of a Real Housewife says

    Yum! I love this a great way to do pizza! I would love if you would stop by and share on my Friday Favorites linkup!

  5. Jody @EasyPeasyMom says

    Yum! I love healthy alternatives to pizza and have some zucchini that I need to use up so I will definitely be making these! Pinning, thanks for sharing!

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