Stuffed Zucchini Recipes

Zucchini can be sneaky, growing big before you know it. But you won't mind when you see these delicious recipes for zucchini boats and stuffed zucchini.

Staff Picks

Italian Stuffed Zucchini

Rating: 4.36 stars
This is an easy, tasty way to use up zucchini. I have listed the ingredients per person so the amount can be adjusted, depending on how much zucchini you have. Can be made lacto-vegetarian or vegan.

Italian Meatloaf in Zucchini Boats

Rating: 4.53 stars
This is an easy Italian meatloaf baked into hollowed-out zucchini halves. Delicious!

Easy Stuffed Zucchini

Rating: 4.52 stars
Fresh out of the oven...zucchini packed full of meat, sauce and cheese makes a delicious dish!

Mediterranean Stuffed Zucchini

Rating: 4.7 stars
Here's a delicious way to solve the problem of those too-big zucchinis ballooning in your garden at the end of the summer: zucchini boats baked and stuffed with lamb, feta, pine nuts, tomatoes, and more. It's just like your mother used to make, but with an exotic Mediterranean twist!

Lebanese Stuffed Zucchini (Coosa/Koosa)

Rating: 4.63 stars
Zucchini cored and stuffed with meat and rice then cooked in tomato sauce. Holy smokes, this is truly Lebanese comfort food! Serve these with tabbouleh, fatayer and stuffed grape leaves.

Creamy Meat-Stuffed Zucchini

Rating: 4.3 stars
Zucchini stuffed with a creamy meat filling is a wonderful variation from the Italian sauce, specially when you can find (or grow) big zucchinis in season.

Nat's Shrimp and Veggie Stuffed Zucchini

Rating: 4.69 stars
A light meal that can be served alone or as a side dish. Great for an overgrown zucchini.

Mellas Family Lamb Stuffed Zucchini (Koosa)

Rating: 4.23 stars
This recipe is a great way to use up that giant zucchini lurking in your garden. Early-season squash are best, as the skin is tender and the flesh is delicate. Older zucchini still taste great, you just may not be able to eat the skin.

Stuffed Zucchini

Rating: 4.57 stars
This is good served with French bread and a salad.

Fried Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Rating: 4.32 stars
If you have a garden and you planted zucchini, you will have an abundance of squash blossoms. These are just amazing, with that tangy goat cheese filling and that batter: so simple, light, and crisp.

Zucchini Boats on the Grill

Rating: 4.41 stars
Delish zucchini stuffed with your favorite ingredients and finished on the hot grill. Great side dish or as a light meal on their own.

Impossible™ Stuffed Zucchini

Impossible™ burger mixed with fresh Italian flavors and stuffed into hollowed-out zucchini. Serve with rice, roasted potatoes, or my favorite--pasta with garlic, olive oil, and crushed red pepper!

Inspiration and Ideas

Zucchini Boats on the Grill
Rating: Unrated
"Amazing! Soft, but with different textures from the filling. I wrapped foil around the bottom and sides, leaving the tops exposed for a crisp texture." – Olivia Nicole
Stuffed Zucchini with Chicken Sausage
Rating: Unrated
"I absolutely love this recipe. Great by itself or with a side of pasta." – Vicky

Greek Stuffed Zucchini

Rating: 4 stars

This dish is one of those the typical Greek housewife makes whenever the extended family is gathered, children come home from college, or a loved one visits. It is serious comfort food, and among those that represent the idea of 'mother' and 'family' in the Greek mind.