4-Ingredient Stuffed Buffalo Zucchini Boats

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Fresh zucchini is stuffed with lean ground turkey, zesty buffalo sauce and melty mozzarella cheese for a healthy low carb dinner that’s perfect for your weight loss menu. This protein-packed recipe is an easy weeknight meal that contains only four simple ingredients. You can also meal prep this diet-friendly recipe on the weekend for nutritious and delicious lunches all week long.

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One serving of these Stuffed Buffalo Zucchini Boats contains 282 calories and counts as two PowerFuels, two Vegetables and one Extra on the Nutrisystem program. Before you dig into this healthy low carb recipe, make sure to take a moment to log it into your NuMi app journal. This will help you keep track of your daily food intake and stay on track with your Nutrisystem meal plan.

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Servings: 4

Calories per Serving: 283

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 2 PowerFuels, 2 Vegetables and 1 Extra


  • 6 zucchini
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • ½ cup buffalo sauce, low fat
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese, low fat


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise and scrape out the insides to make boats. Set the zucchini boats aside for later.
  3. Cook the ground turkey meat and drain.
  4. Add the buffalo sauce to the cooked turkey meat.
  5. Place the zucchini boats in a glass baking dish. Fill each boat evenly with the meat mixture.
  6. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 20-30 minutes, until the zucchini is cooked through.
  7. Remove foil, top each boat with cheese and bake for five more minutes, until the cheese is melted.
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