A white dish on a white counter with stuffed zucchini boats and tomato sauce in it.
Healthy Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Amazing Italian stuffed zucchini boats - a quick and healthy dinner made of mostly veggies! These cheesy zucchini boats are done in 20 minutes, are gluten free-friendly, and so so yummy. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Tags: healthy zucchini boats, how to make zucchini boats, stuffed zucchini boats
Servings: 2
Calories: 222 kcal
Author: A Simple Palate
  • 2 zucchini's, halved lengthwise
  • 1 cup cannellini beans
  • 1 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Scoop core of zucchinis out with a spoon, then lay zucchini halves face down on paper towels to soak up access moisture. 

  2. Pour 1 cup tomato sauce into a 13x9 baking dish. Lay zucchini halves, then add cannellini beans into center. Spoon remaining tomato sauce over beans, then sprinkle mozzarella and parmesan over top. 

  3. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes, broil on HIGH for 1 minute until cheese is browned. Then sprinkle with fresh basil and serve! 



Nutrition Facts
Healthy Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222 Calories from Fat 39
% Daily Value*
Fat 4.3g7%
Cholesterol 12.3mg4%
Carbohydrates 27.2g9%
Sugar 7.4g8%
Protein 20.7g41%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.