Italian Stuffed Zucchini – Keto
This Italian Stuffed Zucchini is for one of those nights when you crave Italian food. We love Italian food, but most of the dishes are packed with carbs, like pizza, pasta, lasagna all the delicious food we love. This stuffed zucchini is so flavourful that you won’t miss the carbs. The tender zucchini is stuffed with lightly sautéed fresh tomatoes, zucchini, garlic and Italian spices. Also, there is mozzarella and parmesan cheese, which makes the stuffing gooey and cheesy. The naturally gluten-free vegetarian recipe is super simple to make. Once you have made the stuffing, which takes only 5 minutes, then you fill the zucchini shells, sprinkle with some more cheese and bake. This stuffed zucchini dish has all the flavours of margarita pizza except without the crust. The Italian dish is delicious, filling and keto-friendly. If you are looking for a low-carb, satisfying vegetarian meal, this recipe is for you. For a selection of keto recipes including our popular keto desserts check out our keto category. Enjoy!
8 Interesting facts about keto (ketogenic) diet
Keto diet is a low-carb, high fat, moderate protein (about 20 – 25% of your macros) diet.
Ketosis occurs when the body is denied access to glucose, its primary fuel source.
In ketosis, stored fat is broken down for energy, producing ketones.
A keto diet helps you lose weight by forcing your body to burn excess fat stores.
Keto diet helps you maintain muscles.
Keto diet significantly boosts your metabolism.
Keto diet may reduce your appetite.
You must eat less than 50 grams of carbs to enter ketosis.
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