Summer squash season is upon us and we can’t seem to stop making zucchini boats. The Test Kitchen loves this simple summertime meal because it’s so easy to customize. Whether you want to transform your favorite cheeseburger into a low-carb version or use your Taco Tuesday leftovers to make a zucchini boat that packs a punch, the options are endless. These 7 zucchini boat recipes will hopefully inspire you to take full advantage of this seasonal veggie this summer.
Make these Mexican zucchini boats for a low-carb Taco Tuesday dinner or when you want to trick the kids into eating their veggies.
Caprese salads are best enjoyed in the summertime when tomatoes are bright red and juicy and basil is garden-fresh and aromatic. You honestly can’t beat the classic basil, tomato, mozzarella combination. But when it’s stuffed inside a grilled zucchini (yet another seasonal ingredient), it’s even better.
You don’t need the tortilla to enjoy your favorite enchiladas. Make these low-carb beef enchilada zucchini boats for a weeknight dinner, Taco Tuesday celebration, or to serve alongside a frozen margarita on a hot summer day.
These zucchini boats are a great substitute for a french bread pizza or other standard, carb-heavy Italian meals. When you want to hold the pasta and the bread, serve these flavorful, low-carb Italian zucchini boats instead.
Bacon cheeseburger zucchini boats combine two summer staples – summer squash and grilled hamburgers. Skip the bun at your next neighborhood cookout and make these for your guests instead or use leftover ground beef to whip up a batch for a simple weeknight dinner.
Buffalo sauce is good in just about anything and these zucchini boats are no exception. Make buffalo chicken in your Hamilton Beach® slow cooker, stuff it into zucchini, and top with blue cheese for a spicy summertime meal.
Looking for Meatless Monday recipe inspo? Make spinach and cheese lasagna stuffed zucchini boats. This recipe cuts carbs but doesn’t skimp on flavor, making it a great dinner option for swimsuit season.