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Pizza Stuffed Zucchini

overhead view of zucchini pizza boats on wooden tray.

This pizza stuffed zucchini skips the crust and leaves you with all of the tasty pizza toppings stuffed inside a hollowed out zucchini. 

This pizza stuffed zucchini skips the crust and leaves you with all of the tasty pizza toppings stuffed inside a hollowed out zucchini. 

Yield 4
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ pound sausage
  • ½ cup marinara
  • 2 cups mozzarella, divided
  • ¼ cup parmesan
  • 4 medium zucchini
  • 16 pepperoni slices
  • 1 teaspoon chopped basil
  • Red pepper flakes, for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a large baking sheet with non-stick spray.
  2. Brown the sausage in a medium skillet over medium heat, crumbling as it cooks. Drain the grease and place sausage in a small mixing bowl.
  3. Add the marinara and 1 ½ cups of mozzarella to the bowl. Stir to combine.
  4. Slice the zucchini in half length-wise and use a spoon to scrape out the seeds.
  5. Fill the hollowed space in the zucchini with the meat mixture.
  6. Sprinkle the remaining mozzarella and the Parmesan on the zucchini.
  7. Place 2 pepperoni on each zucchini.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until the zucchini is as tender as you’d prefer.
  9. Sprinkle with basil and red pepper flakes, if desired, before serving.

Notes

Feel free to add whatever toppings you like to your pizza boats. Black olives, mushrooms, and green peppers are some of our favorites.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 4 Serving Size: 2 zucchini boats
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 157Total Fat: 13gCholesterol: 93mgSodium: 560mgCarbohydrates: 8gNet Carbohydrates: 6gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 10g

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