10 Zucchini Boat Recipes to Spice Up Your Summer Squash

It’s summer squash season, and you know what that means – zucchini galore! Instead of just having it as a side dish, why not make it a whole meal? Enter zucchini boats – a fun and creative way to stuff and bake zucchini halves with your favorite fillings. It’s a great way to use up all that zucchini from your garden, and it’s a low-carb alternative to heavier dishes. Give it a try and enjoy a hearty, healthy meal!

Zucchini Burrito Boats

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Make zucchini boats with ground beef, onions, black beans and plenty of cheese to have a healthier take on burritos. These are easy, can be frozen and you can add all of your favorite burrito toppings like salsa, sour cream and assorted peppers.

Get the recipe: Zucchini burrito boats.

Tex Mex Zucchini Boats

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Make some zucchini boats with tofu, peppers and corn. This recipe is fresh, flavorful and delivers taco flavor in each bite. You will want to make these tex mex zucchini boats with your garden fresh zucchini, and save the recipe for future meatless meals.

Get the recipe: Tex Mex Zucchini boats

Tuna Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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These tuna stuffed zucchini boats are delicious and easy to prepare.  With simple ingredients like tuna, eggs, onions and breadcrumbs, you can make this with pantry staples and your garden fresh zucchini. This is a great recipe to keep on hand for nights you don’t want to fuss with a complicated dinner.

Get the recipe: Tuna stuffed zucchini boats

Caprese Zucchini Cups

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While these aren’t exactly a boat, they are cups of zucchini, stuffed with caprese salad flavors. This makes a great starter, but they are so easy to assemble and so tasty that you might want to make a meal of them!

Get the recipe: Caprese zucchini cups

Pizza Zucchini Boats

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Pizza has never been healthier! Use a zucchini half and stuff it with pepperoni and cheese and all of your favorite pizza toppings. This is such a fresh and flavorful option for dinner that uses your garden fresh veggies in a way everyone will enjoy.

Get the recipe: Pizza zucchini boats

Enchilada Stuffed Zucchini

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Having enchiladas for dinner has never been fresher or more flavorful. Zucchini boats filled with ground beef,  corn, black beans and cheese and baked in enchilada sauce make for a version of enchiladas that no one can resist, and this recipe uses your garden fresh veggies!

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Ground Beef Stuffed Zucchini

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This easy recipe uses pasta sauce, mushrooms and ground beef to make a saucy and savory dish for dinner. These are so flavorful, and pair well with bread sticks or a side salad for an Italian style dinner at home.

Get the recipe: Ground beef stuffed zucchini boats

Meat and Sauce Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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You can serve these Italian style zucchini boats over a bed of noodles if you like or even zoodles! This recipe is easy, puts zucchini to work in a fresh and flavorful way, and is sure to fill you up, even if you have a big appetite! Make these as a part of your meal prep, or for a fast and flavorful dinner.

Get the recipe: Meat and sauce stuffed zucchini boats.

Walnut Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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This meatless zucchini boat recipe is so… meaty! It uses chopped walnuts, diced mushrooms and a great blend of spices to make a hearty option that is budget friendly and so filling.

Get the recipe: Walnut stuffed zucchini boats.

Taco Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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Taco stuffed zucchini boats are so tasty they are sure to become a family favorite. They are stuffed with ground meat, and corn with taco spices and plenty of cheese. Add salsa or sour cream to the top if you like for a great spin on Taco Tuesday! Delicious fun for the whole family.

Get the recipe: Taco stuffed zucchini boats.


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