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Cheesy Bacon and Corn Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Zucchini halves stuffed with an insanely delicious mixture of cheese, bacon and corn.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 serves
Calories 219 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 medium zucchini
  • water
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 1 can (15-ounces) sweet corn (you can also use frozen corn, thawed)
  • 2 garlic cloves , chopped
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 package (8-ounces) low-fat cream cheese, softened

Instructions

  1. Drop zucchini in a large pot of boiling water.
  2. Cook for 5 minutes, or until fork tender; drain and rinse with cold water.
  3. Cut zucchini in half, lengthwise; scoop out seeds and flesh, about 1/2-inch deep; set aside.
  4. Place bacon in a frying pan and cook to a crisp; with a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to a plate lined with paper towel, leaving bacon fat in pan.
  5. Add corn kernels and garlic to the frying pan; season with salt and pepper and cook for 3 minutes, or until heated through and slightly browned.
  6. Add cream cheese and continue to cook, stirring frequently, until cheese is melted and mixture is well combined.
  7. Crumble bacon and mix it into the cream cheese mixture.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Stuff mixture into previously prepared zucchini shells.
  10. Broil for 8 minutes, or until tops are lightly browned.
  11. Serve.

Recipe Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD

WW SmartPoints: 8 

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Bacon and Corn Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 308mg13%
Potassium 598mg17%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 410IU8%
Vitamin C 35.6mg43%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.