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zucchini boats

Oven Baked Zucchini Boats

  • Author: Ursula Herrera
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


A healthy and super easy to make recipe that can be a great appetizer, side dish or snack.



  • 2 large zucchinis
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 10 basil leaves chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • Olive oil, salt and pepper to taste


1.- Just cut a zucchini in half lengthwise and trim a little off the bottom

2.- Scoop out the center where the seeds are with a spoon

3.- Brush the surface with a mixture of crushed garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper to your taste

4.- Arrange halved grape tomatoes into the grooves, sprinkle with some mozzarella and bake in a 375degree oven for about 20-25 minutes.

5.- Remove and drizzle with olive oil and a sprinkling of grated parmesan and basil.


Great appetizer that goes really well with Italian meals.  Serve them with my spaghetti carbonara with quinoa pasta recipe and have a super healthy meal for the entire family to enjoy.

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: baked, zucchini, vegetarian, zucchini boats

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