Chicken Stuffed Zucchini Boats
- Prep Time: 10
- Cook Time: 30
- Total Time: 40 minutes
- Yield: Serves 3 1x
- Cuisine: Mediterranean Diet
3 zucchinis2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
3/4 lb. chicken breast cut into cubes
1 Tbsp olive oil
1/4 tsp Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
3/4 cup pasta sauce
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Preheat oven to 400°F.
To prepare the zucchini, cut the zucchini in half lengthwise, then use a spoon or melon baller to scoop the center flesh and seeds from the zucchini. Repeat for the remaining zucchini.
Place the zucchini in a baking dish or cookie sheet cut-side up and lightly coat with cooking spray. Place in the pre-heated oven for 15 minutes until the zucchini cooks slightly and becomes tender.
Meanwhile, to prepare the chicken, heat the olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken along with the seasoning, salt and pepper.
Cook for 8-10 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Add the pasta sauce and cook for an additional 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Scoop the chicken mixture into the zucchini boats. Top the chicken with parmesan cheese and mozzarella cheese. Return the zucchini boats to the oven for 5 more minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
Sprinkle with fresh basil and parmesan cheese, if desired, and serve.
- Calories: 284
- Fat: 4g
- Carbohydrates: 10g
- Protein: 34g
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