Zucchini Boats

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 136.3
  • Total Fat: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 166.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 2.2 g

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A creative way to dish up a "boatful" of vegetables. A creative way to dish up a "boatful" of vegetables.
Number of Servings: 4


    2 medium zucchini (6 to 8 inch each)
    1/2 cup finely chopped mushrooms
    1/4 cup chopped onion
    1/4 cup chopped tomato
    2 tsp olive oil
    20 unsalted saltine crackers, finely crushed
    1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
    1/4 tsp garlic powder
    2 tbsp margarine, melted


PREHEAT oven to 350F.
Cut zucchini in half lengthwise; scoop out centers, leaving 1/4-inch-thick shells.
Place shells in 9-inch square baking dish; set aside.
CHOP zucchini pulp; mix with mushrooms, onion and tomato. Heat oil in small skillet on medium heat.
Add vegetable mixture; cook and stir 3 min. or until onions are crisp-tender.
Remove from heat; stir in 1/3 cup of the cracker crumbs and the seasonings.
Spoon evenly into zucchini shells; sprinkle with combined remaining cracker crumbs and margarine.
BAKE 20 to 25 min. or until heated through.
Bring 2 qt. unsalted water to boil in large saucepan. Add zucchini; cook 4 to 5 min. or until fork-tender. Drain.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user YBCUZ1.

TAGS:  | Other | Other  | Side Dish |  Side Dish |

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  • This was great. I substituted an ounce of stale Kalamata olive wheat bread for the saltines, used fresh spices and garlic, and grated a little parmesano reggiano over the top. Great idea! - 4/16/07

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  • Very similar to the zucchini boats I've been making for years. I like the idea of using crackers to hold the filling together. I top with VT Sharp Cabot Cheddar, & include peppers in the veg mix, also steam zucchini till just tender before filling. I'll use whole wheat crackers. YUMMY! - 4/7/07

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  • This is a wonderful side dish! But I prefer salted crackers. I also use long summer squash, as zucchini isn't available where I live. - 4/6/07

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