zucchiniThe bake time for zucchini boats is about 20 to 30 minutes in a 350-degree oven. As long as you ensure that the filling is fully cooked before you add it to the hollowed-out zucchini, you’ll only need to worry about the zucchini itself: When it’s tender, the zucchini boats are ready to eat. Zucchini boats are a simple and healthy dish that can be flavored in whatever way you prefer. Some recipes call for ground beef, sausage, rice, cheese, peppers, tomatoes, and/or herbs.

zucchiniOven-baked zucchini is a great side dish to many meals and can be added to many vegetarian dishes as a hearty, tasty star of the plate. Bake it in an oven at 400F. The bake time for zucchini is pretty short; it only takes about 12 to 15 minutes to cook. Be wary of overcooking the zucchini and check it a few times, and know that the time and temperature to bake zucchini may vary based on your oven. We recommend coating baked zucchini with panko, breadcrumbs, cheese, and other seasonings. Sprinkling the zucchini with lemon and herbs after removing it from the oven adds delicious flavor to this fresh dish.

Learn how to make zucchini bread here.