Grilled Summer Squash Boats and Other Stuffed Squash Recipes

July 19, 2014

It's squash season and what better way to celebrate than to cook a multitude of squash centered dishes.  One of my favorite ways to prepare this summer vegetable is stuffing it.  Squash is a mild flavored vegetables so the fillings should be bold and zesty.  You can stuff squash with anything from quinoa, rice, sausage, tomato sauce, cheese, herbs and more.  These three recipes are a dynamite side dish to any summer meal.

Pizza Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Recipe from Damn Delicious

Pizza stuffed zucchini boats are a healthy way to enjoy the flavors of your favorite comfort food.  Ground turkey is mixed with jarred marinara sauce to create the filling.  Each zucchini is topped with a mountain of mozzarella cheese before its baked in the oven.

Bacon Spinach Alfredo Spaghetti Squash Boats
Recipe from The Skinny Fork

If you are craving some creamy and cheesy, these bacon spinach Alfredo squash boats will definitely hit the spot.  The flesh of spaghetti squash resembles strands of pasta so you'll feel like your indulging without the excess calories. 

Grilled Summer Squash Boats
Recipe from Healthy Seasonal Recipes

These gluten-free and vegetarian grilled summer squash boats will be a stand out at your next cookout.  Seasonal summer squash are split down the middle and stuffed with green peppers, basil, tomatoes and cheese.  IF you do not have access to a grill, these squash boats can also be made in the oven.

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