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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!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Clean Eats
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 346kcal

Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

  • 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!

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Nutrition

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