A healthy, low-carb, recipe for pizza zucchini boats that is full of Italian sausage, Mozzarella and pepperonis. Makes a wonderful quick and easy gluten-free dinner recipe for a busy weeknight.
Do you love adorable veggies full of yummy goodness as much as I do? There must be a child still living within me because I enjoy eating vegetables SO much more when they are the vehicle for delivering my entire meal. *Enter pizza zucchini boats…*
Are you having a hard time getting your kids to eat their vegetables?
If you are having a difficult time getting your little ones to eat their greens, you should totally give these pizza zucchini boats a try. They are rather simple to put together and would be a great project to do with your kid(s) to get them excited about cooking.
Much of the zucchini preparation can be done by youngsters as you will see in the video below. You can also let them place the cheese and any toppings they want onto the pizza zucchini boats.
Watch the video below to see how to make these Pizza Zucchini Boats!
Want to try a couple of variations for these Pizza Zucchini Boats?
- Make them healthier:
- Substitute half of the Italian sausage for ground turkey, chicken or tofu. Just know they will not have the same robust Italian flavor!
- Also, you can use turkey pepperonis instead of pork pepperonis.
- Kick it up a notch:
- Try adding a bit of sriracha to the spaghetti sauce or using hot Italian sausage instead of mild.
- More veggies:
- Top each pizza zucchini boat with roasted onions, bell peppers, mushrooms and olives for a more “grown-up” meal!
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