Stuffed Zucchini Boats filled with Italian sausage and tomatoes are a new go-to healthy dinner idea. Topped with cheese, parsley and bread crumbs, you can’t go wrong with this zucchini dish.


  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 4 medium zucchini cut in half, lengthwise
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella shaved
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 2 medium tomatoes chopped
  • salt & pepper
  • 16 oz. mild Italian sausage
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 breadcrumbs

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 278 kcal


  1. Preheat the oven to 400.
  2. Scoop out the interior flesh from the zucchini using a spoon and set aside (do not throw away). Place zucchinis in 9×13 pan.
  3. Add olive oil to a medium pan and cook sausage with garlic. Add onion powder, zucchini flesh, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Cook for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Spoon this mixture into each zucchini boat. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and cheeses and bake for 20-22 minutes.


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