These fresh zucchini boats are stuffed with ground beef, topped with cheese and they make an amazing low-carb and gluten-free meal. This is a healthy dinner recipe that all of your family is going to love!

In the past few weeks, I haven’t posted so much… that’s because of my full-time job. I’ve had a lot of work that has kept me busy, even when I’m in my home. Besides my two boys also give me a lot of work. And now I have so many recipes that are waiting to be published.

Besides my full-time job, taking care of my children and working on this blog, I still have a small vegetable garden, where I plant some of the vegetables with which I cook my meals.

My garden has given me lots of zucchini. So I decided to give these zucchinis a different destiny.

For a long time I wanted to try zucchini boats and now it’s time to create my own zucchini boats recipe.

These freshzucchini boats are stuffed with ground beef, topped with cheese and makes an amazing keto, low-carb and gluten-free meal. This is a healthy dinner recipe that all of your family is going to love!

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This easy stuffed zucchini recipe is filled with ground beef that is cooked with tomatoes, red pepper, red onions and garlic with herbs and spices. This mixture is stuffed into the zucchini boats and will fill about 6 zucchini, which serves 6-8 people.


To make these beautiful and so tasty zucchini boats first you have to slice the zucchini in half lengthwise and use a spoon to scoop out the insides.

These freshzucchini boats are stuffed with ground beef, topped with cheese and makes an amazing keto, low-carb and gluten-free meal. This is a healthy dinner recipe that all of your family is going to love!

Then place them in a baking tray and season with salt and pepper and drizzle it with olive oil. Roast them in the oven for about 20-25 minutes. While the zucchini is cooking prepare the filling.

These freshzucchini boats are stuffed with ground beef, topped with cheese and makes an amazing keto, low-carb and gluten-free meal. This is a healthy dinner recipe that all of your family is going to love!

First, you will place ground beef in a bowl and season it with lime juice, black pepper, cumin, paprika, chili pepper, and salt. Mix it very well to combine. Then put this mixture in a large skillet with sauteed red onions and garlic cloves.

I can guarantee you that these ground beef stuffed zucchini boats are loaded with so much flavor. With these zucchini boats, you will taste a delicious healthy dinner without carbs.

These freshzucchini boats are stuffed with ground beef, topped with cheese and makes an amazing keto, low-carb and gluten-free meal. This is a healthy dinner recipe that all of your family is going to love!

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Keto Zucchini Boats - Perfect Low Carb Dinner Recipe
These fresh Keto zucchini boats are stuffed with ground beef, topped with cheese and they make an amazing keto, low-carb and gluten-free meal. This is a healthy dinner recipe that all of your family is going to love!
These fresh zucchini boats are stuffed with ground beef, topped with cheese and makes an amazing keto, low-carb and gluten-free meal. This is a healthy dinner recipe that all of your family is going to love!
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 5/6 Zucchini medium or large
  • 1 kg ground beef
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1/2 cup red beans
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbps parsley chopped
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 5/6 Zucchini medium or large
  • 1 kg ground beef
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1/2 cup red beans
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbps parsley chopped
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
These fresh zucchini boats are stuffed with ground beef, topped with cheese and makes an amazing keto, low-carb and gluten-free meal. This is a healthy dinner recipe that all of your family is going to love!
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180º C or 370ªF.
  2. Slice the zucchini in half lengthwise and use a spoon to scoop out the insides. Season with salt, black pepper and drizzle with oliveoil. Place into the oven and bake ir for 20-25 minutes.
  3. While the zucchini is cooking, add the red onion and garlic cloves in a larged skillet. Cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Season ground beef with lime juice, sweet paprika, cumin, black pepper, chili pepper and salt. Mix it very well to combine.
  5. Add this mixture to the skillet and continue to cook for about 5 minutes, tossing and breaking up occasionally until just cooked through.
  6. Add red beans and cherry tomatoes.
  7. Stir in chicken broth and bring to a simmer then reduce heat to medium-low and let simmer until sauce has reduce.
  8. Fill the zucchini boats with ground beef mixture. Add shredded cheese on top.
  9. Place back into the oven and cook for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Drizzle with parsley chopped.
  10. Serve hot.
Recipe Notes

Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 351 | Total Fat: 28% | Cholesterol: 26% | Total Carbohydrate: 6% | Protein: 63%

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