Gluten Free Chicken Salad Zucchini Boats Recipe

Kristy Still | Mommy Hates Cooking

These Gluten Free Chicken Salad Zucchini Boats are a great fresh choice for dinner! You won’t even have to turn on the stove or oven.

Are you planting a garden this year? Ours actually looks amazing right now, it may be the first time it’s looked this good at this point in the season.

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That also means lots of fresh zucchini will soon be ready to use, perfect for these Gluten Free Chicken Salad Zucchini Boats.

Typically at this point in the season, here in Oklahoma, we’ve had a few tornadoes that tend to destroy our garden.

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I’ll just keep praying they steer clear of us this year because my garden is reaping the benefits.

Of course, I also hope the squash bugs stay away too. We’ve planted a lot of different types of flowers to hopefully deter them from attacking our squash.

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One thing that I love to serve especially during the summer is chicken salad, plus to keep it low carb and light, it’s great served in a zucchini.

If you want, you can even scoop out the zucchini and add it right to your chicken salad mixture too. It basically takes the place of adding celery to your chicken salad.

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I top ours with green onions and shaved Parmesan. I have found these are not only tasty for a light lunch by the pool, but they are also great for parties too.

They make a delicious gluten free appetizer or party food.

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The chicken salad can easily be stored to use throughout the week for a variety of meals, which happens to be why I enjoy making it each week.

I love to use it on a fresh bed of lettuce or a sandwich, but as gardening season picks up zucchini is the perfect choice.

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Are you ready to try out a Gluten Free Chicken Salad Zucchini Boat? It’s time to take a bite and enjoy this light lunch.

If you enjoy this recipe, you’ll also love these Gluten Free Squash Chips.

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Gluten Free Chicken Salad Zucchini Boats Recipe

    8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Cooked Shredded Chicken
  • 1/3 cup Green Onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Light Mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Chopped Fresh Rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fresh Dill
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Zucchini Squashes
  • Shaved Parmesan Cheese, for topping

Directions

  1. Place the chicken, green onion, yogurt, mayo, rosemary, dill weed, and salt into a food processor. Process it until it’s a fine consistency.
  2. Place in the fridge to chill for at least an hour.
  3. Cut the zucchini in half, then lengthwise.
  4. Scoop out the inside to make the boat. The inside can be chopped up and added to your chicken salad if you prefer.
  5. Add the chicken salad to each zucchini boat and top with cheese.
  6. Chill in the fridge or serve immediately.

 

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Author: Kristy Still
Recipe Yields: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 80 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 35
Calories 132

% Daily Value*
7%
Total Fat 4g
2%
  Saturated Fat 0g
4%
Sodium 97mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 5g
1%
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 1g
35%
Protein 18g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kristy Still

About Kristy

Kristy turned her hatred of cooking into a new outlet for creativity. Now that's the kind of attitude we're fanatical about! She blogs about all sorts of good food on Mommy Hates Cooking. On Food Fanatic, she's tackling all things Gluten Free.