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Easy Low Carb Pizza Stuffed Zucchini

This Easy Low Carb Pizza Stuffed Zucchini is the perfect way to enjoy all those pizza flavours, without the carbs - make this healthy, family-friendly meal in minutes! 

Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Healthy, Italian, low carb
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 441 kcal
Author Chrissie (thebusybaker.ca)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean Italian sausage, cooked and crumbled (approximately 500 grams)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 3/4 cup marinara or pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 medium zucchini, washed and dried
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and prepare a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Set aside.

  2. Add the cooked Italian sausage to a bowl (drain it first!), along with the chopped mushrooms, marinara sauce, 1/2 cup shredded cheese and oregano. Mix well and set aside.

  3. Slice the 3 zucchini in half, lengthwise, and using a spoon hollow out the inside parts of the zucchini where the seeds are. Discard the insides.

  4. Divide the sausage mixture between the 6 hollowed out zucchini halves and press the mixture down into the zucchini firmly.

  5. Top each of the halves with a generous amount of shredded mozzarella cheese and place the zucchini halves on the prepared baking sheet.

  6. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit, uncovered, for about 20 minutes or until the zucchini is soft and the cheese is golden brown and bubbly.

  7. Serve immediately, or store in airtight containers in the fridge for up to 3 days to reheat for leftovers or healthy lunches.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Low Carb Pizza Stuffed Zucchini
Amount Per Serving
Calories 441 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34g 52%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 1228mg 51%
Potassium 795mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 16.4%
Vitamin C 29.8%
Calcium 27.7%
Iron 13.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.