Thursday, January 19, 2012

Zucchini Boats

by Meghann on January 19, 2012

Let’s file this one under ‘Random Meghann Meals.’ ๐Ÿ˜‰ Derek wasn’t a fan (he said the meat didn’t taste right in the zucchini?), but I thought they were pretty good!

Step 1: Have 2 zucchinis on hand.


Step 2: Cut the zucchini in half and carve out the center section to create the zucchini boat base.


Step 3: Bake the zucchini boat shells for 10 minutes at 375 degrees.


Step 4: While the zucchini boats are baking, start making the filling. I went with finely chopped carrots, onions, radishes, chicken sausage, walnuts, and spinach that I seasoned with salt and pepper, chili powder, and fresh garlic.


Step 5: Some people prefer the cheese on top, but I like to put it on the bottom. It’s cheesier that way! ๐Ÿ™‚ I had blue cheese on hand, so blue cheese was what I went with.


Step 6: Add the rest of the filling and bake for 15 minutes at 375




I thought they came out pretty good, especially the addition of the walnuts (I’m sort of obsessed with walnuts lately). But I agree with Derek that something was off. I think the mix would have been better in a hollowed sweet potato or maybe with a different cheese? hmm….


I had a jalapeno cheese stick as a snack this afternoon. (There were a new find at the grocery store this weekend – we <3 spicy cheese!)


Berries, cherries, and chocolate covered edamame for dessert.


Confession.. I’ve never seen Footloose.

It’s playing on CMT right now.

Derek is sleeping on the couch.

Guess we’re watching Footloose.

Woo hoo! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Good Night!

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