Keto Grilled Stuffed Zucchini with Bacon Low Carb Recipe
Grilled Stuffed Zucchini

Easy Low Carb Grilled Stuffed Zucchini with Bacon

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Here’s another easy, filling and delicious dinner recipe for your family. Even if they’re not on keto diet, they would still love this meal. You can grill this or bake it in the oven. You can also add a few mushrooms and red pepper just to give it a little more spice.

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Wash the zucchini thoroughly with water. Place them on a chopping board and using a sharp knife, cut through the zucchini lengthwise. Remove the insides of the zucchini, including the pulp, to make an empty zucchini shell.

zucchini shells

Spray the whole zucchini with 2 tablespoon of oil. Reserve the shells for later use.

Slice the bacon and the pulp into smaller bits. 

chopping bacon

Toss the bacon and pulp bits into a pan containing the rest of the oil. Sauté together with the onion and garlic. Adjust the flavor with pepper.

sauté pulp bacon

Brown the ingredients for 2 minutes. Turn off the heat. Scoop out the mixture with a spoon and stuff them inside the zucchini shells. 

adding mixture

Cover the surface with the grated cheddar cheese and spring onion bits. Grill the stuffed zucchini shells over medium heat. Make sure to cover the pan. Leave for 8-10 minutes until the shells are tender enough and cooked well. Remove from the heat and enjoy warm.

Stuffed zucchini with bacon


Grilled Stuffed Zucchini
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Grilled Stuffed Zucchini with Bacon

An easy low-carb recipe with zucchini and bacon, great for lunch and dinner.
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword stuffed zucchini boats
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 414kcal
Author KetoVale Team


  • 4 zucchini medium
  • 5 tsp olive oil
  • 200 g bacon
  • 2 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 onion medium size, chopped
  • 1 tbsp spring onion Finely chopped, optional
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • Half the zucchini lengthwise. Empty the insides by scooping out the pulp.
  • Coat the zucchini with 2 tsp of oil. Put aside for later.
  • Chop the bacon and the pulp into small bits.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a large skillet before sautéing the onion, garlic, pulp, and bacon. Pepper to taste.
  • Stir for about 2 minutes to cook or wait till golden brown. Remove the pan from the heat.
  • Add spoonfuls of the cooked mixture into the empty zucchini shells.
  • Top with chopped spring onion and shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Set the zucchinis over medium heat. Grill covered for around 8-10 minutes until the zucchini is tender to your liking.
  • Transfer to a plate and enjoy.


Note: you can replace bacon with ham or ground beef and can also bake them in the oven. This recipe makes 4 servings.


Nutrition Facts
Grilled Stuffed Zucchini with Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 414 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 14g70%
Cholesterol 63mg21%
Sodium 524mg22%
Potassium 658mg19%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 723IU14%
Vitamin C 37mg45%
Calcium 241mg24%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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