Baked Zucchini With Goat Cheese {Keto, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free}

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This healthy zucchini dish is simple and delicious. The tangy and creamy goat cheese flavoured with fresh mint brings out the delicate taste of the young zucchini. The zucchini is baked to perfection, meaning it is tender on the inside but firm on the outside. This keto zucchini dish can be served as a snack, but it is hearty enough to serve as lunch. Another wonderful way to serve the baked zucchini is with pasta. If you are watching your carbs, this delicious zucchini with goat cheese dish will make a great addition to your diet. Total net carbs per serving, about 4 g

Ingredients

  • 8 small young zucchini (about 1lb. In total weight)
  • 4 oz. good quality goat cheese (I used Montchevre), cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mint
  • Himalayan salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F and line a baking pan with parchment paper
  • Trim the zucchini. Cut a thin slit along the length of each zucchini. Season with salt and pepper
  • Sprinkle half the mint into the slits. Insert strips of goat cheese, and sprinkle with remaining mint. Drizzle with olive oil
  • Place zucchini on to the prepared baking pan and loosely cover with foil paper. Bake for 10 minutes, then remove the foil and bake for 20 more minutes. Serve hot


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