Taco Zucchini Boats

Taco Zucchini Boats

Taco Zucchini Boats Recipes

Taco Zucchini Boats are made low carb with ground beef, seasonings and black beans nestled into a zucchini and topped with red onion, queso fresco cheese and cilantro. 

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Recipe Yields : 6 servings
Prep time : 15 minutes
Cook time : 25 minutes
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  • 1 pound ground beef (lean)
  • olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 3 zucchinis
  • 3/4 cup black beans
  • Spicy Ground Beef
  • non-stick spray
  • 1 cup queso fresco cheese (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup red onion (diced)
  • sour cream
  • cilantro (garnish)


  1. Heat a nonstick skillet on the stove top on a medium-high heat. Drizzle the pan with olive and add the ground beef. Break up the ground beef into equal pieces until browned. 
  2. Drain meat and return to pan with 1 Tablespoon water and all the Spicy Ground Beef seasonings. Stir until water is absorbed. 
  3. Stir in the black beans. 
  4. Wash, dry and cut zucchinis lengthwise. Scoop out the pulp center to create a boat. Place the boats in a baking dish with non-stick spray. 
  5. Fill each zucchini boat with the spicy ground beef and black bean mixture. 
  6. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Bake for 25 minutes or until the zucchini is tender. 
  7. Remove from heat and add toppings: diced red onion, fresh cilantro, cheese and a drizzle of sour cream. 

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