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- 4 large zucchini, halved lengthwise
- 1.5 cups of your favourite pasta sauce (home-made tomato or bolognese work well)
- 2 c. shredded mozzarella or non-dairy alternative
- Chopped fresh basil or parsley
- Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
- Scoop out the insides of the zucchini to create zucchini ‘boats’.
- Heat up a frypan to medium and add your olive oil.
- Add zucchini and cook until tender (about 7 minutes).
- Put your zucchini onto a large baking sheet and spoon in your sauce and top with cheese.
- Bake until the cheese is a bubbling golden brown. This should take around 15 minutes.
- Sprinkle with herbs and serve!
- Top your boats with nitrate-free pepperoni, sliced olives, and mushrooms before sprinkling on cheese for a ‘pizza’ vibe.
- Add fresh chilli to your sauce for ‘arrabiata’.
- Add meatballs for extra protein.
- Add extra nutrition and flavour by adding halved cherry tomatoes and pickled artichokes.
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I love the comfort of a lasagne or pasta bake, but I know these dishes are full of processed carbs and not exactly packed with nutrition. Zucchini boats are a great way to make a healthy version of pizza or pasta, and this basic recipe can be tweaked to include your...read more
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