Having pizza on a low carb, keto or even vegan diet is easier than ever with these zucchini pizza boats! Whip up this super easy and quick recipe in a matter of minutes. Healthy pizza options are possible and the family will love it!
How To Make Zucchini Pizza Boats
Pizza boats with zucchinis are super easy to make. If you’re using a store bought pizza sauce it’s even faster. There’s a great 5 minute pizza sauce on the site for a more homemade approach.
First, you want to pick similar sized zucchini, this is for baking. Making it easier for you to evenly cook each boat.
Next, scrape the inside of the zucchini removing the inside of each. There’s a picture below of how they should look once seeds are removed.
Fill each boat with pizza sauce. Don’t overfill, leave room for toppings.
Next, add cheese and any other toppings of your choice.
Place in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until zucchini have softened. You don’t want them to be so soft you can’t hold them but keeping that bite vegetables naturally have.
Helpful Recipe Tips
- When scooping the zucchini be careful not to break the sides. Using the tip of the spoon helps and trimming the edges prior to scooping.
- Toppings shouldn’t run over. The cheese may melt along the side but that is fine.
- Don’t overcook the zucchinis. You should still be able to pick up the zucchini. If they are falling apart you have over baked them.
Topping Ideas For Zucchini Pizza Boats
- Black olives
- Bell peppers
- More cheese
These pizza boats are completely customizable to your liking. That is the perfection of pizza because you can always make your own. Simply, you can even add vegan cheese and make this recipe vegan friendly!
How To Store Zucchini Pizza Boats
Storing the zucchini boats is as easy as placing them in the refrigerator. Make sure they are in a storage container. It’s also easy to reheat them. Place them in the microwave or even better in a low heat such as 300ºF in the oven for about 20 minutes.
Is Zucchini Keto Friendly
Yes! zucchini is keto friendly. Squash is naturally low carb and great for the keto diet. Even this recipe is only 5g net carbs each zucchini. The key is using a sugar free pizza sauce.