Mexican-inspired Stuffed Zucchini Boat Bites

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Yield: 24 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
These easy Mexican-inspired Stuffed Zucchini Boat Bites are the perfect appetizer to serve even the pickiest crowd. Gluten-free and vegetarian, they’re a versatile and healthy appetizer that everyone will love, and they cater to many different dietary restrictions.



  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Cook lentils and quinoa each according to package directions.
  3. Slice zucchini in half lengthwise, then scoop out flesh. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet, then season with salt and pepper. Bake for 8 min until zucchini is just tender.
  4. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large frying pan on med-high heat. Add all filling ingredients except for cheese and cilantro. Saute for 5-6 min, then remove from heat, stirring in cheese and cilantro.
  5. Remove zucchini from oven and stuff with filling, then sprinkle with remaining 2 tbsp cheese. Bake for another 2 min until cheese is melted.
  6. Remove from oven, then cut each zucchini boat into four different pieces.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!
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Recipe by Half Your Plate friend Taylor Stinson of The Girl on Bloor

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