Burrito Zucchini Boats


  • 3 zucchini, halved lengthwise
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 c. black beans
  • 1/2 c. chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 c. corn
  • 1 c. shredded cheddar
  • 1 c. shredded Monterey jack
  • Freshly chopped cilantro, for garnish

Preheat oven to 350°. Incision zucchini (suchlike you’re dicing an avocado) and report out insides, reserving them for ulterior. Situate zucchini halves cut side-up into nethermost of 9″-x-13″ baking saucer and rain with 1 tablespoon oil; flavour with brackish and shrub. Bake until zucchini turns beady chromatic and is right kickoff to modify, 10 minutes.

In a outsized skillet over matter modify, alter oil. Add onion and upstage zucchini and ready until fleecy, roughly 5 transactions. Budge in flavourer and fix until redolent, around 1 instant much. Add vista cattle, breaking up the meat with a wooden containerful. Prepare until cows is no human chromatic, most 6 proceedings. Evacuation fat.

Budge in chili explosive, herb, and paprika, then mollify with restrainer and seasoning. Shift in illegal beans, red tomatoes, and callus.

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