Taco Zucchini Boats – Spicy Southern Kitchen

Barbara F. Watson

Taco Zucchini Boats- a scrumptious very low carb recipe that is nutritious and filling.

Taco Zucchini Boats in a baking dish.

Reduced Carb Recipe

Zucchini boats are stuffed with a taco-seasoned ground beef mixture with beans and corn and topped with cheese. So mouth watering you will not miss the carbs at all.

Summer time Zucchini

Zucchini are so affordable and plentiful through the summer months. I’m always seeking to appear up with new methods to prepare dinner them. I like their taste and how reduced calorie they are. Scroll down for a lot more zucchini recipes.

You want to use 4 to 5 medium zuchinni for this recipe. Make guaranteed you really do not pick skinny zucchini. You want them to have some width.

Just 3 Measures To This Recipe

  1. Pre-bake the zucchini.
  2. Make the filling.
  3. Things the zucchini and bake.
Hollowed out zucchini pre-baked in baking dish.
Pre-Bake Zucchini to get it softened some.
Taco ground beef filling in a skillet.
Floor beef filling.
Ground beef filling in zucchini.
Cheese sprinkled on top of zucchini boats.

How To Make Spicy

To make these zucchini boats spicy, use “Hot” salsa and serve with Cholulu Hot Sauce.

Taco Zucchini Boats Recipe Tips

You will most likely have a small additional filling. You can help save it for a taco salad or you can preserve it heat and take in it with the zucchini boats. A very little additional filling is often excellent.

Yellow squash can be substituted for the zucchini.

Floor turkey can be utilized as a substitute of floor beef or you can use Outside of Beef Crumbles and make it vegetarian.

FInished Taco Zucchini Boats in baking dish.

Make Forward

The filling can be manufactured up to 48 several hours in advance.

Storage

Keep leftovers in an airtight conatiner in the fridge for 4 times. Can be reheated in a microwave.

Taco Zucchini Boat topped with sour cream and salsa on a plate.

Additional Zucchini Recipes

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and evenly spray a baking dish with cooking spray.

  • Trim the stems from the zucchini and lower in 50 percent lengthwise. Use a spoon to scoop the flesh out, leaving at the very least 1/4-inch rim. Discard what was scooped out.

  • Lightly coat equally sides of zucchini with olive oil and time with salt and pepper.Location reduce facet up in geared up baking dish.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until eventually a little softened.

  • In the meantime increase floor beef and onion to a huge nonstick skillet around medium-large heat. Crumble the ground beef and cook until eventually no far more pink.

  • Include garlic, chili powder, cumin, and oregano and cook dinner 30 seconds.

  • Include salsa, black beans, and corn. Simmer around medium-reduced heat for 2 minutes. Period to flavor with salt and pepper.

  • Spoon ground beef mixture into zucchini boats. Sprinkle cheese on top rated.Place back in oven for 15 minutes.
  • Provide with cilantro, salsa, and bitter cream.

I like to use 1 teaspoon of frequent chili powder and 1/2 teaspoon of ancho or chipotle chili powder.

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