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Zucchini Boats

AuthorAnnabel
RatingDifficultyIntermediate

This low carb dish is the perfect dinner party starter, main meal or snack. The Zucchini is quite literally a delicious vessel for all of the tasty goodness.

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time55 mins

 2 large zucchini's
 8 oz shredded chicken
 1 cup tomato sauce
 ½ cup onions, chopped
 2 cloves garlic, chopped
 ½ cup tasty cheese
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 tsp chilli powder
 salt and pepper to taste

What are we cooking today?
1

Zucchini is packed with nutrients such as folate, Vitamin B6, potassium, manganese, Vitamin C and and Vitamin K. Zucchini is low calorie, low in carbohydrates and high in fibre.

Stuffed with this tasty chicken mixture, it's a meal the whole family can enjoy.

Getting started
2

Pre-heat the oven to 200C.

3

Scoop the middle part of the zucchini out to create space for the filling.

4

Bake the empty zucchini boats for 20 minutes.

5

Start preparing the filling by placing a saucepan on medium heat and adding the olive oil.

6

Once the oil is hot add in the onions and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes.

7

Add the tomato sauce and the shredded chicken.

8

Remove the zucchinis from the oven once they are done and stuff them with the filling.

9

Sprinkle the cheese on top and bake for another 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

Annabelle's tip
10

Rather than waste the Zucchini filling, mince half of it and add it back to the chicken mixture.

Ingredients

 2 large zucchini's
 8 oz shredded chicken
 1 cup tomato sauce
 ½ cup onions, chopped
 2 cloves garlic, chopped
 ½ cup tasty cheese
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 tsp chilli powder
 salt and pepper to taste

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

Zucchini is packed with nutrients such as folate, Vitamin B6, potassium, manganese, Vitamin C and and Vitamin K. Zucchini is low calorie, low in carbohydrates and high in fibre.

Stuffed with this tasty chicken mixture, it's a meal the whole family can enjoy.

Getting started
2

Pre-heat the oven to 200C.

3

Scoop the middle part of the zucchini out to create space for the filling.

4

Bake the empty zucchini boats for 20 minutes.

5

Start preparing the filling by placing a saucepan on medium heat and adding the olive oil.

6

Once the oil is hot add in the onions and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes.

7

Add the tomato sauce and the shredded chicken.

8

Remove the zucchinis from the oven once they are done and stuff them with the filling.

9

Sprinkle the cheese on top and bake for another 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

Annabelle's tip
10

Rather than waste the Zucchini filling, mince half of it and add it back to the chicken mixture.

Zucchini Boats
AuthorAnnabelCategory, , , , DifficultyIntermediate
Rating
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time55 mins

Ingredients

 2 large zucchini's
 8 oz shredded chicken
 1 cup tomato sauce
 ½ cup onions, chopped
 2 cloves garlic, chopped
 ½ cup tasty cheese
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 tsp chilli powder
 salt and pepper to taste

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

Zucchini is packed with nutrients such as folate, Vitamin B6, potassium, manganese, Vitamin C and and Vitamin K. Zucchini is low calorie, low in carbohydrates and high in fibre.

Stuffed with this tasty chicken mixture, it's a meal the whole family can enjoy.

Getting started
2

Pre-heat the oven to 200C.

3

Scoop the middle part of the zucchini out to create space for the filling.

4

Bake the empty zucchini boats for 20 minutes.

5

Start preparing the filling by placing a saucepan on medium heat and adding the olive oil.

6

Once the oil is hot add in the onions and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes.

7

Add the tomato sauce and the shredded chicken.

8

Remove the zucchinis from the oven once they are done and stuff them with the filling.

9

Sprinkle the cheese on top and bake for another 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

Annabelle's tip
10

Rather than waste the Zucchini filling, mince half of it and add it back to the chicken mixture.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1


Amount Per Serving
Calories 860
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g53%
Saturated Fat 16g80%
Cholesterol 234mg78%
Sodium 1820mg76%
Total Carbohydrate 36.5g13%
Dietary Fiber 10.7g43%
Sugars 20g
Protein 89.3g179%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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