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low carb tuna melt zucchini boats

Low Carb Tuna Melt Zucchini Boats

Lightened-up tuna melt loaded with flavor and makes for a light lunch, brunch or dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 84kcal
Author Rena


  • 1 Large Zucchini halved lengthwise
  • Kosher salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 5oz Can Tuna drained
  • 1 Stalk Celery finely chopped
  • ½ small Red Onion diced
  • ¼ Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Dill
  • 1 Tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 Jalapeno thinly sliced or chopped
  • ¼ Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese


  • Corn
  • Chopped Tomatoes
  • Red chili peppers
  • Green Onions


  • Preheat your oven to 350F and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Cut the zucchini in half lengthwise, then scoop out the insides and save for another use.
  • Place the zucchini into the prepared baking tray, and spray with cooking oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste, then place into the middle rack of the oven and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until just tender.
  • In a mixing bowl, add tuna, celery, red onion, yogurt, dill, mustard, lemon juice, and jalapeño. Mix until combined, then taste and season with salt and pepper as needed.
  • Stuff the zucchini with the tuna mixture then sprinkle with cheddar.
  • Continue to bake in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Enjoy!



Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 497mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 459IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg