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Meatball Zucchini Boats

Meatball Zucchini Boats

Meatball Zucchini Boats

Learn how to prepare this incredible recipe for Meatball Zucchini Boats so that you can bring new flavors to your home. It is very easy to prepare and you will love it.

This Meatball Zucchini Boats recipe is unique thanks to all its ingredients, and even the most novice cook can make it.

Meatball Zucchini Boats

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Meatball Zucchini Boats

Prep Time: 25 minutes | Cook Time: 25 minutes | Servings: 6

Ingredients:

3 large Zucchinis

½ tsp. Garlic Powder

½ tsp. Italian Seasoning

1 tbsp. Olive Oil

1 lb. Ground Beef

1 large Egg

2 tsp. Garlic (Minced)

¼ tsp. Parsley (Chopped)

1 tbsp. Olive Oil

2 cups. Marinara Sauce

1 cup. Mozzarella Cheese (Shredded)

½  cup. Grated Parmesan Cheese

Salt And Pepper To Taste

Instructions:

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2. Cut the zucchinis in half lengthwise, and remove the seeds and flesh from the center of each one, to hollow them out like a boat.

Step 3. Coat the zucchini in 1 tbsp of olive oil, the garlic powder, Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4. Place the zucchini in a 9×13 baking dish, and bake for 12 minutes.

Step 5. While the zucchini is baking, mix together the ground beef, minced garlic, egg, parsley and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. Knead with your hands to combine.

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Step 6. Form the meat mixture into 20-24 evenly sized meatballs.  Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 7. Brown the meatballs on both sides for 2 minutes each side. Reduce the heat to medium and add in the marinara sauce.

Step 8. Simmer the meatballs in the sauce for 10 minutes.  Fill the zucchini boats with the meatballs and sauce.

Step 9. Top with the mozzarella cheese. Turn the oven to broil, and cook the boats until the cheese has melted.

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Meatball Zucchini Boats

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Meatball Zucchini Boats

Step 10. Top with the parmesan cheese before serving.

Meatball Zucchini Boats

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Meatball Zucchini Boats

Meatball Zucchini Boats

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

This Meatball Zucchini boat recipe is unique thanks to all its ingredients, and even the most novice cook can make it.

Ingredients

  • 3 large Zucchinis
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp. Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 lb. Ground Beef
  • 1 large Egg
  • 2 tsp. Garlic (Minced)
  • ¼ tsp. Parsley (Chopped)
  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 2 cups. Marinara Sauce
  • 1 cup. Mozzarella Cheese (Shredded)
  • ½ cup. Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Salt And Pepper To Taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut the zucchinis in half lengthwise, and remove the seeds and flesh from the center of each one, to hollow them out like a boat.
  3. Coat the zucchini in 1 tbsp of olive oil, the garlic powder, Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Place the zucchini in a 9x13 baking dish, and bake for 12 minutes.
  5. While the zucchini is baking, mix together the ground beef, minced garlic, egg, parsley and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. Knead with your hands to combine.
  6. Form the meat mixture into 20-24 evenly sized meatballs. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Brown the meatballs on both sides for 2 minutes each side. Reduce the heat to medium and add in the marinara sauce.
  8. Simmer the meatballs in the sauce for 10 minutes. Fill the zucchini boats with the meatballs and sauce.
  9. Top with the mozzarella cheese. Turn the oven to broil, and cook the boats until the cheese has melted.
  10. Top with the parmesan cheese before serving.
  11. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 418Total Fat 27gSaturated Fat 10gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 14gCholesterol 122mgSodium 787mgCarbohydrates 13gFiber 3gSugar 7gProtein 31g
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