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from [psfreeman]

Cheesy Zuccchini Boats

Savory cheeses and delicious herbs. Recipe from Chef Kirby via Grandmother's Kitchen.

  • Yield: 1 serving
  • Prep time:25 Minutes
  • Cook time:40 Minutes


  • 6 large zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) cayenne
  • 1/4 cup(s) chopped pecans
  • 1 cup(s) shredded gruyere cheese
  • Several sprigs of fresh baby oregano


Heat oven to 375°F.

Cut zucchini into half, lengthways.

Scoop out most of the flesh from each zucchini, leaving just a shell.

Chop together the flesh and add the spices from above.

In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.

Add the zucchini mixture.

Cook, stirring occasionally for 7 minutes (about).

Stir in pecans and 3/4 cup of the cheese.

Cook for another minute.

Spoon about 1/2 cup filling into each zucchini boat.

Place each boat in the baking dish and add 1/4 cup hot water to the dish.

Cover with foil.

Bake at 375°F for 25 minutes.

Uncover and sprinkle the tops with the remaining cheese.

Bake, uncovered, for 5 more minutes until cheese is melted

Garnish with fresh oregano.

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