Moroccan-Inspired Zucchini Boats

Zucchini boats are so much fun to make! They are the perfect weeknight dinner, as you can whip this up in under 30 minutes.


October 10, 2017
: 2
: 5 min
: 20 min
: 25 min
: easy


  • 2 large zucchinis
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 thumb size fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp fresh garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 carrot, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon of each:
  • turmeric powder
  • cumin powder
  • coriander powder
  • cinnamon
  • salt
  • handful of sultanas
  • 1/2 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • Step 1 Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celcius. Line an oven plate with baking sheet.
  • Step 2 Cut each zucchini in half horizontally, then scoop out the seeds. Place in the oven for 20 minutes until tender.
  • Step 3 In the meanwhile we’ll make the filling.
  • Step 4 Heat some water or olive oil in a large pan. Add the onion until translucent, about 3-4 minutes. Add the tomatoes, ginger, garlic and carrot to the pan. Keep stirring.
  • Step 5 Add the spices and stir it all together. Cook for about 10-15 min until your zucchinis are ready.
  • Step 6 Add the sultanas & chickpeas and stir to mix in well. Turn off the heat.
  • Step 7 Spoon the filling into the zucchinis and serve.

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