30-Day Keto Challenge

Subscribe to our newsletter

This Keto Loaded Zucchini Skins Recipe is So Easy & Yum!

Loaded Zucchini Skins

yield: 6 SERVINGS

prep time: 15 MINUTES

cook time: 16 MINUTES

total time: 31 MINUTES

Ingredients

  • 3 large fresh zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 5 pieces of bacon, cooked, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly chopped
  • 1/3 cup sour cream

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut each zucchini in half lengthwise. Using a large metal spoon or melon baller, scoop out the insides, leaving the skins.

2

Cut each half into four pieces. Each zucchini will yield 8 skins. Place all on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.

3

Coat skins in olive oil. Season them with salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder.

4

Bake skins in the oven for 6 minutes. Remove, and place cheese, and bacon pieces on each skin.

5

Place back in the oven for another 10 minutes, or until zucchini is cooked through and cheese is bubbly. Remove from oven. Top each with sour cream and chopped onion.

Nutritional Information

Yield: 24 pieces, Serving Size: 4 pieces
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 171, Total Carbohydrates: 4g, Fiber: 1g, Net Carbohydrates: 3g, Total Fat: 13g, Protein: 8g

Brought to you by Hip2Keto.
More Appetizers & Snacks
Print

keto loaded zucchini skins recipe – closeup

Love loaded potato skins?

You know the tasty ones with all that melted cheese, bacon, sour cream, and onions? If so, you need to try this keto loaded zucchini skins recipe!

This is a must-try appetizer that’s both super easy to make and also insanely delicious! Plus, this would be an excellent party snack to share with friends. Just be warned – this tray of yummy-ness will disappear fast, so consider doubling the recipe for a larger (or hungrier) crowd!

keto loaded zucchini skins recipe ingredients on the counter

Easy ingredients & easy baking method!

We essentially want to use the skin portion of the zucchini. Simply hollow them out, bake in the oven, and then top with cheese and bacon. After another turn in the oven, top with sour cream and green onion, and you’ll have some delicious melted bites of heaven!

Hip Tips:

  • If you have one, try using a melon baller to remove the insides out of the zucchini. If not, just carefully use a spoon.
  • Not sure what to do with the zucchini pulp? Try making these zucchini fritters! YUM.
  • For easy cleanup, try lining your baking sheet with parchment paper first.

keto loaded zucchini skins recipe – empty zucchini skins baking in the oven

keto loaded zucchini skins recipe ready for a second baking, topped with cheese and bacon

keto loaded zucchini skins recipe – after baking

Print

Loaded Zucchini Skins

yield: 6 SERVINGS

prep time: 15 MINUTES

cook time: 16 MINUTES

total time: 31 MINUTES

Swap zucchini for potato skins to make a DELICIOUS appetizer featuring bacon, cheese, and sour cream!

Ingredients

  • 3 large fresh zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 5 pieces of bacon, cooked, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly chopped
  • 1/3 cup sour cream

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut each zucchini in half lengthwise. Using a large metal spoon or melon baller, scoop out the insides, leaving the skins.

2

Cut each half into four pieces. Each zucchini will yield 8 skins. Place all on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.

3

Coat skins in olive oil. Season them with salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder.

4

Bake skins in the oven for 6 minutes. Remove, and place cheese, and bacon pieces on each skin.

5

Place back in the oven for another 10 minutes, or until zucchini is cooked through and cheese is bubbly. Remove from oven. Top each with sour cream and chopped onion.

Nutritional Information

Yield: 24 pieces, Serving Size: 4 pieces
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 171, Total Carbohydrates: 4g, Fiber: 1g, Net Carbohydrates: 3g, Total Fat: 13g, Protein: 8g

Brought to you by Hip2Keto.

Keto Loaded Zucchini Skins on Pan

Brilliant bites of bacon, cheese, and zucchini!

There’s nothing to not love here! Even my kids, who aren’t huge zucchini fans, enjoyed these. Loaded zucchini skins would definitely appeal to both keto and non-keto eaters, in my opinion!


Lina (lina@hip2keto.com) loves cooking new recipes, thrift store shopping, and DIY home decor projects.

These low-carb pigs in a blanket use Fat Head dough!

Join The Discussion

Comments 0

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Welcome! We missed you!

Quickly login with your social network or email:

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account? Register

Forgot Password

Don't have an account? Register

Become a Hip Insider

Don't Miss Out! Join our large community of Insiders - it's totally free! Once you join, you'll be able to save your favorite recipes in your Cookbook and rate posts! What are ya waiting for?!

Already have an account? Login

Become a Hip Insider

Don't Miss Out! Join our large community of Insiders - it's totally free! Once you join, you'll be able to save your favorite recipes in your Cookbook and rate posts! What are ya waiting for?!

Already have an account? Login

Read how to have success in the New Year HERE.