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Lasagna Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 354kcal
Author: Holly
This Stuffed Zucchini Boats recipe is easy to make and so delicious! Bubbling cheese melted over meat sauce stuffed zucchini is hard to resist!

Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchinis
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ lb lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups pasta sauce divided
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded

Cheese Filling

  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 Tablespoons parmesan cheese grated

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Combine cheese mixture and set aside.
  • Cut zucchinis in half lengthwise, Using a spoon, scoop out the fleshy center leaving a ¼" shell.
  • Brush the inside of the zucchini with olive oil and place cut side down in a baking dish. Bake 10 minutes.
  • While the zucchini bakes, brown beef and garlic over medium heat. Drain fat.
  • Stir in 1 ½ cups pasta sauce and Italian seasoning, simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove zucchinis from the oven and turn over, filling each boat with ¼ of the cheese mixture and finish with the meat mixture.
  • Wrap the baking dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and add mozzarella to the boats. Bake for 5 more minutes or until zucchini is tender and cheese is melted.

Nutrition

Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 962mg | Potassium: 1130mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1412IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 364mg | Iron: 4mg