Recipe Friday- 5-Ingredient Grilled Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats

June 7, 2019

Prep: 20 minutes  

Grill: 10 minutes  

Serves: 4



2  large zucchini (about 1½ pounds), cut lengthwise in half

1  pound Farm Fresh Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut into ½-inch pieces

½  cup Our Family® Traditional Pasta Sauce

¼  cup plus 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

¼  cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs



1. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. With small spoon, leaving about ½-inch wall, scoop out inside portion of zucchini halves; coarsely chop zucchini pulp.  


2. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat; spray with nonstick cooking spray. Add chicken; cook 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add zucchini pulp; cook 3 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165° and zucchini is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in sauce, 2 tablespoons cheese and breadcrumbs.


3. Spray both sides of zucchini with nonstick cooking spray; sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Place zucchini, cut side down, on hot grill rack; cover and cook 5 minutes or until grill marks appear and edges begin to brown, turning once.


4. Evenly fill zucchini with chicken mixture; sprinkle with remaining ¼ cup cheese. Place zucchini, filling side up, on hot grill rack; cover and cook 5 minutes or until zucchini is tender and cheese melts. 

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 boat): 230 Calories, 8g Fat (2g Saturated), 68mg Cholesterol, 544mg Sodium, 12g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 5g Sugars, 1g Added Sugars, 29g Protein




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