Video Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boat | UPMC HealthBeat

Cutting down on pasta and bread for dinner time can be difficult. Your whole family will love this easy and tasty buffalo chicken zucchini recipe packed with protein and vitamin C.

Total time:4 hours 25 minutes

Preparation time:10 minutes

Cooking time:4 hours 15 minutes

Recipe serves: 12 boats


  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 6 zucchini, sliced in half lengthwise
  • ⅔ cup low fat cheddar cheese
  • ⅓ cup chopped celery
  • Greek yogurt ranch dressing


  1. Place the chicken breasts and chicken broth in a slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Using a spoon, hollow out each zucchini half and fill with about ¼ cup of shredded chicken. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of cheese over each zucchini boat. Place in the oven for 15 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle about 2 teaspoons of chopped celery over the zucchini boats and drizzle with Greek yogurt ranch dressing

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 2 boats

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