Quick Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe Just Made Pizza Night Keto Friendly by 30Seconds Food

Quick Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe Just Made Pizza Night Keto Friendly

If you're on a low-carb diet like keto or just want to cut some calories, add this easy zucchini pizza recipe to your meal planning. The "pizza" is made on zucchini boats instead of traditional pizza crust. This is one delicious keto-friendly recipe you'll want in your recipe box.

Here's your shopping list for this low-carb zucchini pizza recipe: zucchini, pizza sauce or marinara sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese, dried Italian seasoning, cherry tomatoes and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. If you want meat on your zucchini pizzas, grab some pepperoni, and if you want a little heat, some crushed red pepper flakes. Get creative with the toppings and have fun with it!

Serve these pizza-inspired stuffed zucchini boats for dinner with a side salad or for lunch.

Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes 
Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 4 zucchini
  • 1 cup pizza sauce or marinara sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • fresh cherry tomato slices 
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan
  • pepperoni (optional)
  • crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • chopped fresh herbs (basil, thyme, oregano, etc.), for garnish

Here's how to make them:

  1. Cut the zucchini in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh, leaving the shell intact. Put the squash on a baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper. 
  2. Spread some pizza sauce on the zucchini, then add the mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, pepperoni, if using, Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes, if using. 
  3. Bake in a preheated 375-degree F oven for about 20 minutes. Garnish with fresh herbs.

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Elisa Schmitz
This is a FANTASTIC idea and I just happen to have the ingredients needed. Making it very soon, thanks! #yum
What a brilliant idea. Healthy and delicious.

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