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Taco-Stuffed Zucchini Boat Recipe



Serves 4

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large zucchinis, sliced lengthwise with center scooped out
  • 1 lb ground beef, grass-fed
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 small red pepper, diced
  • 1 small yellow pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup mushroom, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic 
  • 1 tsp chili powder 
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Optional: green onion, diced


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking tray with foil or parchment paper. 
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pan on medium/high heat. Once hot, add onion and cook for about 3 minutes until translucent. Add the garlic and cook another 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  3. Add the red pepper, yellow pepper, and chili powder. Mix well and saute for about 5 minutes. 
  4. Remove veggies from pan and set aside. 
  5. Add ground beef to the pan and cook 5-7 minutes, breaking it up as it cooks, until fully cooked through. 
  6. Combine veggies and meat. Mix well.
  7. Scoop mixture into the hollow zucchinis. Place zucchinis on baking sheet, top with cheddar cheese, and bake for 25 minutes. 
  8. Serve topped with green onion and enjoy!


  • 360 calories per boat
  • 10 g carb
  • 7 g net carb
  • 23 g fat
  • 28 g protein


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Written by:

Erika Fox

MBA, RDN - 310 Nutrition Community Manager

Erika Fox, MBA, RDN, is a Registered Dietitian and works as our 310 Community Manager, motivating thousands of individuals to reach their health goals every day! Erika strives to combine her nutrition expertise and business/marketing background to inspire others to adopt healthy habits on a larger scale. Her philosophy is [...]


Hi Kerry,
Try freezing the leftover zucchini and freezing it to throw into shake recipes!

310 Nutrition
Jul 17, 2020

Just wondering, do you do anything with the center of the zucchini that you scoop out or do you throw it away? Trying to minimize waste…

Jul 17, 2020

I love this recipe! It was super easy to make and delicious!! Keep them coming! Thank you!

Apr 24, 2020

Hi there! Thanks for your question. We’ve updated our recipe to include complete nutrition information. :) There are 360 calories in one Taco-Stuffed Zucchini Boat.

310 Nutrition
Oct 07, 2019

What are the calories in one taco boat?

Oct 07, 2019

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