Chef Helena's Zucchini Boats: Kids Cook

August 11, 2020

Chef Helena's Zucchini Boats: Kids Cook

On Wednesday, August 12th from 11:30-Noon, join us live from the Well Seasoned Kitchen on the Well Seasoned Facebook Page. Chef Helena will take you through one of her recipe for her Zucchini Boats.

This recipe serves 4 people & it should take you about 30 minutes to prepare. You can serve this recipe with pasta, rice or great salad. 

Here are the tools that you will need to have on hand to be ready to cook with Chef Helena:

  • A cutting board with a wet towel under it
  • Sharp chef knife…if you are not allowed to use a knife, get a grownup to help you
  • 2 frying pans
  • 1 tong
  • 1 cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or a baking pan
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 Whisk
  • 2 tasting spoons
  • Bowls to put all your ingredients in
  • 4 dinner plates

First wash your hands for 20 seconds. Second measure everything out and place into bowl. Chef Helena will have everything measured out and will be ready to go at 11:30 AM.

Chef Helena’s Zucchini Boats


  • 4 medium zucchinis
  • 1 teaspoon oregano or any flavour you like
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup cooked turkey, beef, chicken, cooked sausage, crumbled tofu
  • 1 cup corn & beans
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise & spoon out flesh. Sprinkle with oregano, salt and pepper. Pan sear them until golden brown or you can just stuff and bake.
  3. Sautee onions until light brown, add in garlic, Sautee one min, remove from heat. Add in meat, corn and beans, sauce and ½ of the cheese.
  4. Stuff each half with 1/8 of the filling. Top with cheese and bake until soft and cheese is melted about 15-20 minutes.
  5. Top with parsley and serve with a garden salad

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Cook time: 30 Minutes


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