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Keto Zucchini Boats Skins

Keto Friendly Zucchini Skins aka Zucchini Boats

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 boats 1x


  • 1 small to medium sized zucchini – cut into 4 halves (see first photo)
  • 3 cooked bacon slices – crumbled
  • 1/4 cup grated cheese – your choice, I used sharp cheddar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil – divided among all 4 pieces of zucchini
  • Paprika – to your taste
  • Garlic Powder – to your taste
  • Salt and Pepper – to your taste
  • Sour cream – 1 teaspoon per half
  • 4 cherry tomatoes – diced


Preheat the oven to 350

  • Wash the zucchini and trim off both ends. Cut zucchini in half crosswise then in half again longways. See first photo for illustration.
  • Using a spoon gently scoop out the center of each boat. Leaving some of the ‘meat’ still on the skin.
  • Drizzle olive oil over all 4 boats. I use a little brush to coat both sides.
  • Sprinkle salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder on the inside of the boat. Place on a foil lined, rimmed baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, add on your cheese and bacon. Place back in the oven for another 5-8 minutes.
  • Removed finished zucchini boats from the oven, add sour cream and tomatoes.

Serve and enjoy!