Friday, January 7, 2011

Zucchini and Corn Boats

This is a nice, simple fall or winter recipe.

And it has bacon in it, so you know that it's good!

Makes: 4 servings
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Printable Recipe


  • 5 medium zucchini
  • 2 strips bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup white onion, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 small tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cups corn
  • 2 T cilantro, chopped

1. Bring a medium pan of salted water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add the zucchini and boil for 3 minutes. Remove and let cool. Cut 4 of the zucchini in half and scoop out the middles. Chop the insides and reserve. Chop the 5th zucchini and reserve.

2. Cook bacon in a skillet. Remove and drain. Remove all but 2 tablespoons of the oil from the pan.

3. Add the onion and cook until softened.

4. Add the chopped zucchini and cook for 1 minute.

5. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.

6. Add corn and tomato and cook for 5 minutes.

7. Add cilantro and bacon. Add salt and pepper to taste.

8. Fill hollowed zucchini with filling and serve.

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