LeanBodyPizzaZucchiniBoats

Thought you had to give up pizza? Think again! These Lean Body Pizza Zucchini Boats are LOW CARB, packed with protein, delicious, and QUICK to prep!

RECIPE
3 Fresh Zucchini
Any Lean Meat (2 Ounces Per Half = 12 Ounces Total for 3 Zucchini)
2 Teaspoons Minced Garlic
1 Tablespoon Oregano
1/8 Cup (14g) Almond Flour
1/2 Cup Low Sodium Marinara Sauce
A Little Salt & Pepper
4 Tablespoons (30g) Shredded Parmesan Cheese
3/4 Cup (84g) Reduced Fat Mozzarella Cheese
Pepperoni Slices *Optional

Makes 6 boats

DIRECTIONS
1. Take out 3 Fresh Zucchini, cut them in half, remove the pulp, and trim the ends off of them
2. Mash up 1/2 of your pulp or all of it if you’re not using any meat
3. Mix together all of your ingredients aside from your Parmesan, Mozzarella, and optional Pepperoni Slices
4. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper (for easy cleanup) and stuff each half with your mix (press down with a spoon or your fingers to really pack them)
5. Top them with your Parmesan, Mozzarella, Pepperoni Slices, and anything else you want
6. Bake them on 400F/204C for 15-18 minutes or longer if you want them crispy

MACROS
The whole recipe if you use 93/7 meat: Calories: 116, Fat: 64, Saturated Fat: 24, Sodium: 1104m, Carbs: 39, Fiber: 13, Sugar: 12, Protein: 107

Per Boat if you use 93/7 meat: Calories: 19, Fat: 10.6, Saturated Fat: 4, Sodium: 184m, Carbs: 6.5, Fiber: 2.1, Sugar: 2, Protein: 17.8g

The whole recipe if you use 85/15 meat: Calories: 139, Fat: 90, Saturated Fat: 30, Sodium: 1104m, Carbs: 39, Fiber: 13, Sugar: 12, Protein: 107g

Calories Per Boat if you use 85/15 meat: Calories: 232, Fat: 15, Saturated Fat: 5, Sodium: 184m, Carbs: 6.5, Fiber: 2.1, Sugar: 2, Protein: 17.8g

DONEZucchiniBoats


Derek-holdingBakingProteinAbout the Author
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