Quinoa and Chicken Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Scooped-out fresh zucchini is filled with a mixture of chicken, quinoa, tomato, and mozzarella. A tasty appetizer that’s easy to make, and more fun to eat. Recipe provided by SheKnows
Scooped-out fresh zucchini is filled with a mixture of chicken, quinoa, tomato, and mozzarella. A tasty appetizer that’s easy to make, and more fun to eat. Recipe provided by SheKnows

Quinoa and Chicken Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Prep Time
10

MINUTES

10 minutes
Cook Time
30

MINUTES

30 minutes
Serves
3

Calories
260

  • Calories260
  • Total Fat11 g
  • Cholesterol60 mg
  • Sodium290 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate12 g
  • Protein29 g

Ingredients

  • 1 cup

  • 3 zucchini, small

  • 1/2 can quinoa, cooked

  • 1/8 cup onion, diced

  • 1/4 cup tomato, diced

  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

  • 1 salt and pepper, to taste

  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Using a small spoon or melon ball scoop, remove flesh from zucchini leaving a 1/4" thick shell. 
  • Chop 1/4 cup of zucchini pulp and place in a bowl.  Add cooked quinoa, chicken, onion, tomato, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and 1/2 cup of the shredded mozzarella cheese.  Stir well to combine.
  • Divide chicken mixture into each zucchini boat.  Top with remaining shredded cheese. 
  • Place zucchini boats into a baking dish sprayed with cooking spray and cover with aluminum foil. 
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until cheese is melted and zucchini is fully cooked.   

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