Bacon Wrapped Zucchini

This keto friendly dish is the perfect side to your mains or afternoon snack!

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Ingredients:

3 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. finely chopped artichoke hearts
1/2 c. frozen spinach, defrosted, drained, and chopped
1 c. shredded mozzarella
1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan
1 Garlic clove, minced
1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes, plus more for garnish
kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
12 slices bacon

 

Procedure:

1. Preheat oven to 176°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and fit with a cooling rack.

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2. Using a spoon, remove the seedy centers of each zucchini.

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3. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, artichoke hearts, spinach, mozzarella, parmesan, garlic and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper and stir to combine.

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4. Scoop cream cheese mixture into zucchini boats, then wrap each boat with 2 slices bacon.

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5.Place on prepared cooling rack and place in oven to bake, 35 to 40 minutes, or until zucchini is tender and bacon is crisp. Let cool slightly and serve.

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