Zucchini Boats

50 6 servings, 1 stuffed zucchini half (133 g) each
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6 servings, 1 stuffed zucchini half (133 g) each

This simple veggie side dish can be made ahead of time for easy dinner prep. You can make the rice stuffing, fill the zucchini and refrigerate up to 2 days before baking as directed. Just one more simple side dish from your friends at KRAFT!

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  • Heat oven to 375ºF.
  • Use teaspoon or melon baller to scoop out zucchini flesh, leaving 1/2-inch-thick shells. Place, rounded-sides down, in single layer in microwaveable dish. Microwave on HIGH 4 min. Meanwhile, heat dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add peppers and onions; cook and stir 3 to 5 min. or until crisp-tender. Stir in rice and parsley.
  • Place zucchini, cut-sides up, in 13x9-inch dish; fill with rice mixture.
  • Bake 25 min. or until zucchini is crisp-tender and filling is heated through. Top with cheese; bake 5 min. or until melted.

Special Extra

Cook 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms; add to vegetable mixture before spooning into zucchini shells and baking as directed. Or, substitute the cooked mushrooms for the chopped red peppers.

Make Ahead

Fill zucchini shells ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 2 days before baking as directed.


  • 6 servings, 1 stuffed zucchini half (133 g) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Carbohydrates

Nutrition Bonus

Help your friends and family eat right with this delicious recipe. As a bonus, the red peppers provide an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1 stuffed zucchini half (133 g) each
Calories 90
% Daily Value
Total fat 1.5g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 150mg
Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 70 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • AprilShowers1 |

    This was okay but I was hoping for more oomph. I think if I make these again I'll use less rice and a few different veggies to accompany the red pepper and onion...possibly even a different dressing