Easy 30-Minute Zucchini Pizza Boats
These Easy 30-Minute Zucchini Pizza Boats are a delicious, low-carb dinner idea that are perfect for satisfying those pizza cravings - and they're super easy to throw together at the last minute!
Servings: 4 servings
- 4 zucchini, sliced in half lengthwise
- 1 small can Pizza Sauce
- 1/2 8oz package button mushrooms, sliced
- 1 small red onion, diced
- 1/2 green pepper, diced
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 tbsp fresh chopped basil (optional topping)
- 1 tsp red chili flakes (optional topping)
Homemade quick turkey sausage (alternative option: use storebought turkey/pork sausage, remove casings and break up with spoon)
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 1/2 lb ground turkey
- 2 tsp fennel seeds
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp Italian seasoning (or 1/2 tsp oregano & 1/2 tsp basil)
Preheat olive oil in a large skillet over med-high heat. Add turkey and seasonings, crushing up with a crushing spoon and mixing well. Cook for 5-6 minutes until turkey is browned and fully cooked. Remove from heat and set aside.
Preheat oven to 400 F. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise and scoop out flesh. On a baking sheet or in a 9x13 casserole dish, spread each zucchini boat with pizza sauce, then top with sausage, mushrooms, red onion, green pepper and cheese.
Bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and sprinkle with fresh basil and chili flakes. Serve and enjoy!
Calories: 346kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 1580mg | Potassium: 1376mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1576IU | Vitamin C: 61mg | Calcium: 355mg | Iron: 3mg