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Turkey Taco Stuffed Zucchini

Delcious turkey taco stuffed zucchini is a quick and easy recipe. Perfect for a busy weeknight and something the entire family will love!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Baked Zucchini, Stuffed Zucchini, Taco Zucchini, Zucchini
Servings: 6
Calories: 225kcal


  • 3 medium zucchini
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • 1 small to medium onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno diced
  • 2 tsps. chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese divided


  • Wash the zucchini and cut it in half lengthwise.
  • Using a small spoon, scoop out the middle of the zucchini, press out liquid with paper towels and set to the side.
  • In sauté pan over medium heat add ground turkey, onions, and jalapenos
  • Cook until turkey is brown and veggies are fragrant.
  • Then, add reserved zucchini and saute 2 more minutes.
  • Drain and add seasonings and tomatoes, stir and let simmer about 2 minutes.
  • Add 1 cup of cheese and stir.
  • Line baking dish with foil, and spray with non stick cooking spray.
  • Spoon meat mixture into zucchini and place on foil.
  • Top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
  • Serve hot with all of your favorite toppings!


Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 227mg | Potassium: 616mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1117IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 240mg | Iron: 2mg