Such a great idea! Maybe took a little longer for the prep. Bonus points for a recipe where I already had all the ingredients at home with no extra trip to the store. Stuffed with a zesty ground beef mixture and topped with cheese, these baked Mexican zucchini boats are an instant hit. This was VERY good. Thank you for this ( and so many other recipes) that are not just great light recipes, they’re just great recipes. Thanks Gina for this great recipe! Using a spoon, fill the hollowed zucchini boats dividing the taco meat equally, about 1/3 cup in each, pressing firmly. Click HERE to save recipe to Pinterest. Remove from oven and top with favorite toppings. I made these for dinner tonight. But you can literally stuff a zucchini with anything you can think up. Thanks for posting. Everything you make is so delicious and so easy! How to Make Skinny Zucchini Taco Boats. LOVE your website. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. I just hesitate with recipes that require hollowing out veggies, I feel like it's a waste. Excellent recipe. This recipe fits us perfectly without having to make a bunch of adjustments and it is super easy and delicious! Lean ground beef with homemade taco seasoning is stuffed into hollowed out zucchini and topped with … Turned out good and was a quick weeknight meal!! Did not parboil the zucchini. The next time I make tacos for the kids I'm going to use zucchini for my own. Can you tell me? [Which is crucial for us college kids! The recipe says 10 min of prep — bahahaha! When no longer pink add the spices and mix well. I made these tonight with some adjustments based on what I had in the house. This site uses cookies to help provide the best user experience. You'll get eBooks, cheat sheets, shopping lists, guides, freebies, healthy living & fitness tips, and exclusive offers + discounts! Start by dicing the onion, red pepper, and seeded jalapeños. Last summer I planted a few zucchini plants all at the same time, ultimately they all died at the same time. If you are getting tired of making the same taco recipe over and over again, then this will be a great alternative. If I hadn't already cooked dinner I probably would have made it tonight! While the zucchini boats are baking in the oven, it’s time to start preparing the ground turkey or beef taco filling. My husband and I love your recipes and I know it is because of them that I have stuck to the plan and not been 'bored' with food. So next time I'm using Nancy's method by putting them in the microwave for a couple minutes or cook for just 1 minute in water. Another time, I put in food processer and made zucchini carrot muffins, also very good. Delish….hubby loved….will make again. They're perfect for a a low-carb alternative on taco night or a great kid-friendly way to sneak in more vegetables. Print it out or just pin this post to your recipe board. (Step 1 above.) Turkey contains more protein for example. Next cut the end off of each end zucchini and slice lengthwise. Thanks so much. I didn't have any salsa so I used a can of fire roasted tomatoes with green chilis mixed with the turkey. I decided to do that instead of the 35 min bake time and only baked for 15 to get everything hot & melted. Such a great idea! Taco Zucchini Boats are one of those low carb, keto recipes that everyone in the house will love whether they are watching their carbs or not. Thank you for yet another delicious healthy recipe. So easy to make, delicious, and great for meal prepping! The recipe calls for a 1/2 cup. Cover the baking dish with foil. I really do like your recipes, however all the talk about  ground turkey. Otherwise they are a little crunchy for my crew. I can't wait for your cookbook to come out this fall! Whether you grow it yourself, know someone who grows it, or just buy it at the market, when it’s zucchini season, it’s abundant! Looking for a Whole30 compatible twist on taco Tuesday? Even my picky 7 year old ate every last bite! I feel like it’s such a waste. In the recipe list it says you need 1/2 cup of mild salsa. Perhaps you like your zucchini former, if so I would just put it in the oven without boiling it first. ZUCCHINI TACO BOATS | stuffed zucchini boats - YouTube Zucchini taco boats are easy to make and are a fun way to put a healthy twist on taco night! Loved them the first night, but the leftovers were not good as the zucchini was too soggy. The rest of the meat sauce I froze . I also swapped in Daiya cheese for the topping and these were fantastic! I altered it a little bit …. I made these last week and my wife and I loved them. Making these right now (they're finally in the oven). Trim the ends off zucchini. It just like how you can keep the "skin" on a cucumber or on a potato. These absolutely have to happen. It is a nice change from the italian ones. Thank you for such a delicious, doable recipe!!! I will make these again. I'm now curious (and anxious) to try the different zucchini boats recipes (this was my first). Keto Taco Zucchini Boats Written by GB Hernandez. I’ll definitely make these again, especially with summer squash being in season, but the filling is so delicious that it’s my new go-to taco filling, too. Made this for dinner tonight! Serve the 'zucchini tacos' with tomatoes, avocados, chopped romaine, and tortilla chips for a complete lunch or dinner that's light on calories and big on flavor! Using a small spoon or melon baller, hollow out the center of the zucchini halves, leaving 1/4-inch thick shell on each half. Preheat oven to 375F degrees. Thanks. I also used the meat portion to make soft tacos for the family just to change up the tradition taco. Love zucchini boats! :o) I can't get enough of your recipes. We will be making these a lot in the future. The meal turned out tasty but it’s more complex than it’s really worth, at least for the single cook IMO, what with a pot, a pan and a baking dish, to clean up, plus all the accompanying prep items (knives, spoon, cutting board, etc.). Awww, thanks Robin! Made these tonight and they were delicious. Taco Zucchini Boats Tips. I always find that tacos in a lettuce wrap aren't filling enough, but these definitely were, great alternative. You’re welcome Robin! Give everything a good stir, and let it cook for 2-3 minutes longer, or until heated through. About to take mine out of the oven! I set aside half the stuffing mixture as I only had two zucchinis and will use the left over mixture for a taco salad. I love the seasoning mix, it gave the meat great flavor. Added some fat free sour cream! This recipe is amazing. Zucchini Taco Boats are hollowed out zucchini, stuffed with your favorite taco ingredients. Any suggestions for a side? HIGHLY recommend!! ), sneak some veggies into a family meal, and get all of those take flavors you love without ever missing that crunchy shell. You can peel it off, by why bother… I don't think it would taste any different. Place back into oven and cook an additional 5 minutes, so cheese is melted over the zucchini boats. This was one of the first recipes that made me really like zucchini. Used packet of taco seasoning instead of all the spices. This is definitely a new family favorite!!! I don't ever seem to have a lot of ingredients even though I have a ton in my refrigerator and cabinets! summer is my favorite time for zucchini and this is a great spin on it! I skipped the zucchini blanching step completely which saved a lot of prep time. 5 Ingredient Taco Boats. Its become one of my favorites! She thought it was great that her food came in a "boat"! I have your cookbooks +  Now it’s summer can we do this on the grill??? We’ve both lost weight and LOVE your recipes! chopped cilantro, chopped tomatoes, and sliced olives. Cannot WAIT to try this one!! Would it taste different with only water? Great recipe as always! My son asked me to start making this regularly! Before I started cooking the turkey, I removed the middle of the zucchini halves, salted the part to be used for the bowl, and put them cut side down on a paper towel to draw out some of the moisture while I cooked the turkey (so for about 20 minutes). Highly recommend it. The only change I made was to use ground beef instead of turkey. They’re comforting. Healthy cooking, that is easy to do, and doesn't lack in flavor. I love that you include Weight Watchers PPTS. Very tasty and enjoyed by everyone. I added chipotle peppers for extra spice. FACT CHECKED. When I got home I put it together and put it in the oven without blanching the zucchini. Sauté chopped bell pepper, onion, salt, and pepper in 2 tablespoons of oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. I use a serrated grapefruit spoon to remove the pulpy flesh from the zukes, works so much better than other tools. TACO BOATS. Definitely a hit!! Brown turkey in a large skillet, breaking up while it cooks. Zucchini Taco Boats are a great low carb dish that brings healthy together with tasty fiesta inspired flavors. I could NOT get my vote on the stars to register. This is a delicious recipe, I got the recipe adapted to Dutch standards.Because unfortunately we don't have some of the products over here.I got the recipe translated into Dutch and shared on a Dutch recipe site. I made this last night and it was fantastic! These Easy Cheesy Taco Stuffed Zucchini Boats are a great way to enjoy a healthy taco night and get in extra serving of vegetables at the same time! The smallest can I have ever seen is 8 oz. 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