Cheesy Stuffed Zucchini

Cheesy Stuffed Zucchini

Time to Table:
< 1 hour
Contains:
wheat, dairy
Servings:
6
Quick Weeknight Meal

Looking for a new way to enjoy zucchini? Make it the star of the show with these flavorful, Italian-inspired zucchini boats! Filled with savory ground turkey and topped with tomato sauce and cheese, this recipe is a weeknight meal that is sure to impress.

See Nutrition Information

How to Make It

Ingredients

  • 3 zucchini
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (32 ounce) jar of spaghetti sauce
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Trim stems from zucchini and slice lengthwise; scoop out seeds.
3
Prepare turkey mixture: Mix ground turkey, bread crumbs, garlic, and Parmesan cheese.
4
Stuff zucchini with turkey mixture and place in a 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
5
Pour sauce over zucchini and cover pan with foil.
6
Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until ground turkey is cooked.
7
Remove foil and sprinkle dish with mozzarella cheese. Place back in the oven and cook until cheese is melted.
8
Serve and enjoy!
Recipe Tips

To make allergen friendly, swap out the ingredients to fit your family’s needs. For example, use gluten-free bread crumbs to make wheat- and gluten-free.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

Calories:
 
370
Protein:
 
25.4g
Carbohydrate:
 
42.9g
Fat:
 
10.8g
Sodium:
 
948mg
Fiber:
 
6.9g
Calcium:
 
258mg
Iron:
 
3.7mg
28 LIKE THIS RECIPE
Closemaya Have any questions?
I'm happy to help.
maya
Maya, The Texas WIC Chatbot
CloseClose
chatChat
with Maya
Close