Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats – VIDEO RECIPE

These Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats are the most mouthwatering and effortless stuffed zucchini recipe you’ll ever come across!

Our simple step-by-step guide will take you on a culinary adventure, showing you how to effortlessly cook this veggie miracle!

Prepare to dazzle your loved ones with this fabulous creation, crafted from the most humble and ordinary ingredients.

Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats - VIDEO RECIPE

Zucchini, oh zucchini, the perfect vegetable for stuffing! Once you remove the pulp and seeds, you’re left with a marvelous “boat” just waiting to be filled with your favorite ingredients.

And the best part? These zucchini boats retain their shape beautifully even after baking in the oven, thanks to their dense structure.

Get ready to embark on a flavor-packed journey as you explore the endless possibilities of fillings, such as a delightful combination of vegetables and cheese.

Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats - VIDEO RECIPE

But wait, there’s more! This recipe ensures that nothing goes to waste. The core of the zucchini is skillfully incorporated into the filling, along with eggs, tomatoes, onions, and cheese.

Through the magic of double baking, these zucchini boats turn out tender and juicy! Both the filling retains its incredible juiciness and the cheese melts into a glorious splendor.

Trust us, you don’t want to miss out on this vegetable delicacy!

Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats - VIDEO RECIPE

These Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats are a tantalizing vegetable dish that will elevate any dinner to new heights. Whether you’re serving it as a hearty side dish alongside succulent fried chicken or tender cutlets, or showcasing it as a stunning snack on your holiday table, these wonderful boats are guaranteed to impress.

Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats – VIDEO RECIPE

Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats - VIDEO RECIPE

how to cook Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats?


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To start, preheat your oven to 180°C (350⁰F). Give the zucchini a good wash, then cut off the stalks and slice them in half lengthwise. Scoop out the core to create little zucchini boats.

TIPS: Both zucchini and courgettes can be used for this recipe.

TIPS: For this recipe, it’s best to use medium-sized zucchini.

TIPS: Wondering how to remove the core from a zucchini? You can either use a special knife designed for this purpose or a regular spoon.


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Next, grease a baking sheet with some vegetable oil and place the zucchini boats on it. Grease them inside with vegetable oil as well.

TIPS: Applying vegetable oil to your veggies is a breeze with a silicone pastry brush. Alternatively, you can also use spray oil.


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Place the baking sheet with the zucchini into the preheated to 180⁰C (350⁰F) oven and let them bake for about 20 minutes.

TIPS: Looking for some helpful advice on how to preheat your oven and prepare it for baking? Look no further than my articles “How and Why Do You Need to Preheat Oven” and “Top 7 Secrets How to Bake in Oven”.


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While the zucchini is baking, peel and slice the onion into quarter rings.

TIPS: Ever wondered what it means to cut an onion into quarter rings? Start by cutting a whole onion in half lengthwise. Then, cut one of the halves in half lengthwise again. Finally, slice the resulting quarter of the onion across, and voila! You’ve got yourself a quarter ring.


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Wash the tomatoes and cut them into cubes.


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Dice up the zucchini core as well.


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Don’t forget to peel and chop the boiled eggs too.

TIPS: If you want to cut boiled eggs into cubes quickly and easily, try using a special egg cutter. It’s much more convenient and saves you time.


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Heat up some vegetable oil in a frying pan over high heat. Toss in the chopped onion and fry it for about 2 minutes.


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Then add the zucchini and fry for another 3 minutes. Throw in the eggs, tomatoes, and a pinch of salt. Give it all a good mix.


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Now it’s time to add some natural yogurt and grated cheese to the filling. Mix it all together until it’s well combined.

TIPS: Don’t have any natural yogurt on hand? No worries! You can easily substitute it with sour cream or Creme fraiche.


Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats - VIDEO RECIPE

Take the zucchini halves out of the oven and fill them up with the prepared filling.


Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats - VIDEO RECIPE

Pour about 1/2 cup (125 g) of water into the baking sheet with the zucchini. Place it back into the oven, which should still be at 180°C (350°F), and let it bake for another 20-25 minutes.


Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats - VIDEO RECIPE

Once the zucchini boats are done, take them out of the oven and let them cool slightly.


Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats - VIDEO RECIPE

Sprinkle some freshly chopped parsley leaves over the baked zucchini.


Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats - VIDEO RECIPE

Now you’re ready to serve these delicious Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats. Enjoy your meal!

Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats


  • Zucchini – 3 pcs. (600 g)
  • Tomatoes – 2 pcs. (200 g)
  • Boiled eggs – 2 pcs. (100 g)
  • Natural yogurt – 2 tbsp. (30 g)
  • Onion – 1 pc. (130 g)
  • Grated cheese – 1/2 cup (50 g)
  • Vegetable oil – 1 tbsp. (14 g)
  • Salt – 1/3 tsp. (2 g)
  • Water – 1/2 cup (125 g)


  • Parsley

Cooking steps:

  1. Cut the zucchini lengthwise into two halves. Remove the core so that you get boats.
  2. Put the zucchini boats on a pre-oiled baking sheet. Grease the boats with vegetable oil. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C (350°F) for 20 minutes.
  3. Cut onions into quarter rings, tomatoes into cubes, zucchini core into cubes. Chop boiled eggs.
  4. Pour some vegetable oil into a frying pan over high heat. Put chopped onion in it, fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Add zucchini and fry for another 3 minutes, put eggs, tomatoes, salt, mix. Add natural yogurt and grated cheese, mix.
  6. Fill zucchini halves with prepared filling.
  7. In a baking sheet with zucchini, pour 1/2 cup (125 g) water. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C (350°F) for another 20-25 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle baked zucchini with parsley leaves.


  1. Wow, this dish looks incredibly appetizing! I can’t wait to cook it today. I really hope it turns out delicious!

    1. Thank you so much, Olga! It ended up being incredibly tasty! Cooking it was an absolute pleasure! 😊

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