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Sausage Zucchini Boats recipe
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Sausage and Veggie Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Zucchini boats stuffed with flavorful sausage and fresh veggies makes for a tasty low carb meal that you can serve for breakfast, lunch or dinner!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings


  • 4 zucchinis medium to large size
  • 8 ounces mushrooms
  • half large yellow onion
  • 1 bell pepper yellow recommended, stem and seeds removed
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 4 cloves garlic minced


  • Using a rounded teaspoon or melon baller, scoop out insides of zucchini leaving a wall that's about 1/4 inch thick. Put all of the zucchini you scooped out in a food processor. 
    How to hollow out zucchini for Zucchini Boats
  • Add mushrooms, onion, and bell pepper to the zucchini in the food processor. Pulse until you achieve somewhere in between a diced and chopped size. Add garlic and pulse once more to combine.
    Top view of sausage Zucchini Boats

In a large saute pan, cook ground pork over medium high heat. When it's about halfway in between raw and dark and crumbly, add all of the veggies from the food processor. Stir well to combine and continue cooking until the meat is crumbly.

  • While the sausage is cooking, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Add the zucchini boats to a baking sheet. Fill with sausage mixture. Cook in preheated oven until heated through, about 10-20 minutes.


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 546mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 660IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.1mg