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Chili Cheese Zucchini Boats Recipe

Chili Cheese Zucchini Boats Recipe

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Get the authentic chili dog flavor you crave with a fraction of the carbs. These chili cheese zucchini boats will have you singing praise!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 6 servings
Calories 129
Author Cheryl Najafi


  • 6 zucchini
  • leftover chili
  • cheddar cheese shredded
  • crushed red pepper flakes


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray baking sheet with cooing spray and set aside.
  • Slice zucchini lengthwise cutting through the stem for a nicer presentation. Use a teaspoon to scrape out the seeds and create space for the chili. Fill each boat with chili and place on the prepared pan. Top with cheese and transfer to the hot oven. Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle a little more cheese on top. Return to the oven and let cheese melt about 3 minutes.
  • Remove form oven and transfer to serving plates or platter. Garnish with red chili flakes if you like it hot!


This recipe makes the perfect quick lunch for one or two people!


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 461mg | Potassium: 823mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 680IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 4mg