AIP Stuffed Zucchini Boats Recipe #aip

AIP Stuffed Zucchini Boats

  • Author: Louise Hendon
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil (5 ml)
  • 1 slice of bacon, finely chopped (28 g)
  • 1/2 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped (55 g)
  • 10 white button mushrooms, finely chopped (100 g)
  • 1/3 lb of ground beef (149 g)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric (1 g)
  • 2 zucchinis, halved lengthways (240 g)
  • Salt, to taste
  • Parsley, chopped to garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In a pan heat the olive oil and cook bacon until crispy. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  3. In the same pan, add the onions and mushrooms and cook until soft and caramelized.
  4. Then add the ground beef and turmeric, cooking until the beef is brown. Season with salt and set aside.
  5. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.
  6. Add the zucchini, boil until tender, then remove and drain well.
  7. Once cool enough to handle, scoop out the flesh from each zucchini half and chop into small pieces.
  8. Mix the chopped zucchini into the beef mixture.
  9. Brush a little oil into the zucchini boats and fill with the beef mixture.
  10. Place the filled boats on a tray and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
  11. Top with chopped parsley and serve.


All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.


  • Calories: 321
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Fat: 24 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 17 g