Zucchini boats are a great way to make a delicious, low-carb meal that is both delicious and healthy. These keto-friendly spinach and feta stuffed zucchini boats include a variety of tasty ingredients, making them a perfect lunch or dinner option.
– 2 medium zucchinis, halved lengthwise
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– 1/2 cup onion, chopped
– 1 clove garlic, minced
– 2 cups baby spinach, chopped
– 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
– 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
– Salt and pepper, to taste
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
2. Using a spoon, scoop out the center of each zucchini half to make a boat. Discard the scooped-out center or reserve for another use.
3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes, until softened.
4. Add the spinach and cook until wilted, about 2 minutes.
5. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the feta, parsley, salt, and pepper.
6. Divide the mixture between the zucchini boats and place them on a baking sheet.
7. Bake for 20 minutes, until the zucchini is tender and the cheese is melted.
Nutrition Information (per serving):
For a vegetarian or vegan alternative, simply omit the feta cheese and substitute vegan cheese or your favorite vegan-friendly cheese substitute. You can also substitute grilled or roasted vegetables such as eggplant, bell peppers, mushrooms, and squash. These can be added directly to the stuffing mixture or served on the side.
Keto-friendly spinach and feta stuffed zucchini boats are a delicious, healthy, and low-carb meal that is perfect for lunch or dinner. With each serving containing only 92 calories and 6.2 grams of fat, you can feel good about indulging in these flavorful zucchini boats. Plus, you can easily make this recipe vegetarian or vegan by omitting the feta cheese and substituting vegan cheese or your favorite vegan-friendly cheese substitute. Enjoy!