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Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats

Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats

Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats

Something so simple yet feels so decadent!
Need an easy weeknight dinner? Need a quick and delicious idea for entertaining?
Use the vegetables that are in season ( Chef tip for you )
Took some delicious in season zucchini and made a super easy and yummy filling. This dinner was another 30 minute recipe, that is my kind of dinner!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: buffalo chicken, chicken parmesan, chicken recipes, healthy dinner, healthy eating, healthy food, healthy meals, healthy recipe, quick meal, quick recipe, zucchini, zucchini boats
Servings: 3


  • Sheet pan
  • Oven
  • Pan


  • 3 each Zucchini Medium or Large
  • 1 small Onion diced fine
  • 2 tsp Garlic minced
  • 1 Pound Ground chicken 99% fat free
  • 1 TBSP Italian seasoning McCormick
  • 1 Cup Marinara Aldi brand
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 TBSP Grated parmesan
  • 1/4 Cup Parsley fresh and chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Part skim mozzarella


  • Set oven to 400
  • Cut ends off of the zucchini
  • Scoop out the innards and set aside
  • Spray lightly with avocado oil and season with salt and pepper
  • Cook for 20 minutes
  • While zucchini is cooking, its time to prepare the filling
  • In a pan, I used my cast iron. Spray lightly with avocado oil and sauté onion until translucent.
  • Add the ground chicken and cook until fully cooked.
  • Add the Italian seasoning, marinara sauce and zucchini innards. Cook on low until the water from the zucchini is evaporated
  • Sprinkle the grated parmesan and parsley. Mix until combined
  • Scoop the filling into the zucchini boats and top with a tad more sauce if desired then sprinkle the cheese. Put back into the oven for about 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted
  • Garnish with some olive oil if desired and some fresh basil


Serving size is one whole zucchini, 2 halves
3 Bites on Better Balance
5 WW ( Green plan )
2 WW ( Blue & Purple )
286 Calories

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