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Stuffed Zucchini Boats 6

Stuffed Zucchini Boats

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 mins
  • cook_time Cook Time: 1 hour
  • total_time Total Time: 1 hour 10 mins
  • yield Yield: 4 1x
  • category Category: Poultry, Gluten-free

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Ingredients

  • 4 zucchini, halved and scooped out
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 package of chopped frozen spinach, de-thawed
  • 2 {15oz} cans of fire roasted tomatoes
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons of basil
  • 2 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cracked pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 Tablespoons of shredded mozzarella

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375ยบ.
  2. Cut off the ends and halve zucchini squash, scoop out the inside seeds of each. {leaving about a 1/4″ of squash}
  3. In a large bowl, add ground turkey, egg, red peppers, onion, garlic clove, basil, oregano, parsley, salt, and cracked pepper.
  4. De-thaw and squeeze the liquid out of chopped frozen spinach, and put into the meat mixture bowl.
  5. Mix all of the ingredients together until just combined, don’t over mix.
  6. Stuff each zucchini boat/halve with meat mixture and place in a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  7. Cover stuffed zucchini with diced fire roasted tomatoes.
  8. Place baking dish in oven for 45-50 minutes, until meat cooked through.
  9. After that time sprinkle with shredded Mozzarella and place back in oven for an additional 5 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven, let sit for 5 minutes to cool. Serve with a salad.