Oven Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Oven Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats

The perfect low carb dinner idea, quick and easy to make, high in protein, clean and lean yet satisfying. Zucchini will never taste boring again!

Dietary: Gluten free
Cooking time: 45 minutes 
Serving size: Serves 1

Ingredients:
1 medium zucchini
2 tsp of olive oil
100g lean ground beef
1 small onion, diced
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup of red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup of crushed tomatoes
1 tsp of oregano
1/2 tsp of sea salt

Utensils:
deep skillet
oven dish

How to cook:
Step 1
Heat up olive oil in a deep skillet. Add onion and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes.


Step 2
Add red bell pepper and cook for 3 minutes.


Step 3
Add ground meat, salt and oregano and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until the meat is cooked through.


Step 4
Add crushed tomatoes, mix well and let simmer for 3 more minutes.


Step 5
Preheat oven to 200C. Cut the zucchini in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh. Place zucchini boats in an ovenproof dish.


Step 6
Stuff the zucchini boats with meat filling, distributing the mixture evenly between two halves.


Step 7
Bake for 25 minutes. Serve warm.


Enjoy, 
Magda
Instagram: @oatmeal_stories