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Miso Tuna Zucchini Boats

These low carb miso tuna zucchini boats adds an Asian twist that is full of flavor and umami!

Zucchini boats are nothing new in the low-carb/keto world and I’ve tried my hand at many delicious recipes and mix-ins on the web!

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However, I’ve yet to find an Asian inspired zucchini boat recipe, so I thought I’d set out to try creating one.

Quite often, we use Miso as a marinade for fish so I knew miso and fish go very well together, it was just a question if the zucchini would work with it!

So I went ahead and put all the necessary ingredients together, tossed it in the toaster over and out came these miso tuna zucchini boats!

These little zucchini boats are a little creamy, a little umami and a whole boatload of flavor.

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You’d be surprised how filling and delicious these little boats are making you forget you are eating low-carb/keto!

Little recipes like these are the ones I love because when I eat them, I taste all the flavors and goodness and forget that these are actually something that fit sinto my low-carb/keto diet.

They’re that good!  And the perfect easy lunch to make at home when you are craving some umami flavor!

Each one comes in at ~5g net carbs but keep in mind the majority of the carbs comes from the zucchini.

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Also for the ease, I used a toaster oven to bake these zucchini boats but you can use a regular oven as well.  Just remember to preheat if using a regular oven to save you some time.

For this recipe, the only special ingredients you would need are Miso and Kewpie Mayo, both of which can be purchased on Amazon or a local Asian supermarket.

Now, let’s get started!

Prepping Time 5M

Cook Time 15M

Total Time 20M

Net Carb/Serving ~5g

Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 1 Whole Zucchini
  • 5 oz Canned Tuna in Water
  • 1 tsp Miso
  • 1 tbsp Kewpie Mayo
  • 1/4 Cup Mild Shredded Cheese
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper(optional)

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

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2) If using a regular oven preheat to 425F (not necessary if using a toaster oven).

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3) Drain canned tuna and place in small mixing bowl, along with Miso, Kewpie Mayo and optional sprinkle of black pepper. Combine well and set aside.

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4) Trim the ends off of zucchini and cut in half length wise.  Using a spoon, scoop out flesh of zucchini, loosely chop zucchini flesh and set aside.

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5) Transfer chopped zucchini flesh into a large skillet and cook over medium heat for 1 minute.

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6) Add tuna mix to large skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes while occasional stirring.

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7) Spoon mix into zucchini shell, place on an oven tray and top with mild shredded cheese.

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8) Bake at 425F for 8-10 min or until desired tenderness.

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Hope you enjoy your low-carb/keto Miso Tuna Zucchini Boat!

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Low Carb Miso Tuna Zucchini Boat

The BEST Asian Low-Carb/Keto recipe for Low Carb Miso Tuna Zucchini Boat.  Enjoy this delicious fusion at only ~5g Net Carb / Serving. Step by step directions with pictures makes this recipe quick and easy.
5 from 3 votes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Asian Fusion
Keyword: Asian fusion vegetable, keto vegetables snacks, low carb vegetables snacks, miso zucchini boat, zucchini appetizers, zucchini cheese
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 boats
Print Recipe
Calories: 174kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Whole Zucchini
  • 5 oz Canned Tuna in Water
  • 1 tsp Miso
  • 1 tbsp Kewpie Mayo
  • 1/4 Cup Mild Cheese Shredded
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper (optional)

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Miso Tuna Zucchini Boats Recipe (1)
  • If using a regular oven preheat to 425F (not necessary if using a toaster oven).
    Miso Tuna Zucchini Boats Recipe (2)
  • Drain canned tuna and place in small mixing bowl, along with Miso, Kewpie Mayo and optional sprinkle of black pepper. Combine well and set aside.
    Miso Tuna Zucchini Boats Recipe (7)
  • Trim the ends off of zucchini and cut in half length wise. Using a spoon, scoop out flesh of zucchini, loosely chop zucchini flesh and set aside.
    Miso Tuna Zucchini Boats Recipe (33)
  • Transfer chopped zucchini flesh into a large skillet and cook over medium heat for 1 minute.
    Miso Tuna Zucchini Boats Recipe (34)
  • Add tuna mix to large skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes while occasional stirring.
    Miso Tuna Zucchini Boats Recipe (35)
  • Spoon into zucchini shells and top with mild shredded cheese.
    Miso Tuna Zucchini Boats Recipe (36)
  • Bake at 425F for 8-10 min or until desired tenderness.
    Miso Tuna Zucchini Boats Recipe (37)

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Nutrition

Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 425mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 182IU | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 1mg

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