Sausage Zucchini Boats

Lunch > Keto Recipes

An easy and delicious meal to cook year-round is the classic twice baked potato…but what can you do since there are too many carbs in potatoes? Well, you can use zucchini! However, this delicious zucchini boats recipe has a delicious little twist on twice-baked potatoes.

Sausage Zucchini Boats

These shells are stuffed with sausage. The best thing is that you can use any meat that you want, as long as it’s ground. Beef, chicken, lamb, whatever you want!

This recipe is definitely one for the books! Trust me, the kids will love it.

Yields 4 servings of Sausage Zucchini Boats

The Preparation

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1 pound ground sausage
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste

The Execution

1. Cut your zucchini in half, length wise.

Sausage Zucchini Boats
2. Using a spoon or melon-baller, scoop out the zucchini so it becomes a shell for the fillings.  Chop up the zucchini that you scooped out of the skins.

Sausage Zucchini Boats

3. In a pan saute your onions, garlic, and scooped zucchinion medium heat.

Sausage Zucchini Boats

4. Mix in your spices.

Sausage Zucchini Boats

5. Turn the heat up to medium-high then add in the sausage.

Sausage Zucchini Boats

6. Once the sausage has cooked, mix in your cheese, cooking until it melts. Divide the cooked zucchini and sausage mixture equally among the zucchini shells.

Sausage Zucchini Boats
7. Top with some more cheese and place into a casserole dish.

Sausage Zucchini Boats
8. Pour a ½ cup of chicken broth into the bottom of the dish.

Sausage Zucchini Boats
9. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes.

Sausage Zucchini Boats

This makes a total of 4 servings of Sausage Zucchini Boats. Each serving comes out to be 536 Calories, 45.35g Fats, 5.82g Net Carbs, and 24.38g Protein.

Sausage Zucchini BoatsCaloriesFats(g)Carbs(g)Fiber(g)Net Carbs(g)Protein(g)
2 medium (392 g) zucchini671.2512.193.98.294.74
1 pound ground sausage1564141.612.9402.9464.41
1 cup (113 g) shredded cheddar cheese45737.643.4903.4925.84
½ medium onion220.065.140.94.240.61
1 tablespoon minced garlic130.042.780.22.580.53
1 teaspoon paprika60.31.240.80.440.33
½ teaspoon red pepper flakes30.160.510.20.310.11
1 teaspoon dried oregano50.081.240.80.440.16
½ cup chicken broth70.260.5500.550.8
Totals2144181.430.086.823.2897.53
Per Serving(/4)53645.357.521.75.8224.38
Sausage Zucchini Boats

This makes a total of 4 servings of Zucchini Boats. Each serving comes out to be 536 Calories, 45.35g Fats, 5.82g Net Carbs, and 24.38g Protein.

The Preparation

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1 pound ground sausage
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste

The Execution

  1. Cut your zucchini in half, length wise.
  2. Using a spoon or melon-baller, scoop out the zucchini so it becomes a shell for the fillings.
  3. Chop up the zucchini that you scooped out of the skins.
  4. In a pan saute your onions, garlic, and scooped zucchinion medium heat.
  5. Mix in your spices.
  6. Turn the heat up to medium-high then add in the sausage.
  7. Once the sausage has cooked, mix in your cheese, cooking until it melts.
  8. Divide the cooked zucchini and sausage mixture equally among the zucchini shells.
  9. Top with some more cheese and place into a casserole dish.
  10. Pour a ½ cup of chicken broth into the bottom of the dish.
  11. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes.
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