Bacon Wrapped Zucchini


Curated Just for You | Test-Kitchen Approved


Serves: 6 | Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Total Time: 1 Hour



3 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise

8 oz. cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup finely chopped artichoke hearts

1/2 cup frozen spinach, defrosted, drained, and chopped

1 cup shredded mozzarella

1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan

1 garlic clove, minced

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, plus more for garnish

Salt & black pepper, to taste

12 slices bacon


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and fit with a cooling rack. Using a spoon, remove the seedy centers of each zucchini.

  2. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, artichoke hearts, spinach, mozzarella, parmesan, garlic and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper and stir to combine.

  3. Scoop cream cheese mixture into zucchini boats, then wrap each boat with 2 slices bacon. Place on prepared cooling rack and place in oven to bake, 35 to 40 minutes, or until zucchini is tender and bacon is crisp. Let cool slightly and serve.


Recipe adapted from Delish


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