Tray of Zucchini Nachos


Zucchini Nachos

6 Servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes

Diet Style


Tools You'll Need

  • Baking Sheet
  • Large Sauté Pan
  • Cutting Board
  • Chef’s Knife
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons


  • 3 large zucchinis, sliced into ½" rounds
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ onion, diced
  • ½ pepper, roughly chopped
  • 1 lb. ground beef, chicken, or turkey
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, sliced


  1. Preheat Oven

    Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Bake Zucchini

    Place sliced zucchini on a large baking sheet in a single layer. Toss with 2 tablespoons of oil, salt, and pepper. Bake in oven until tender, about 5 minutes.

  3. Cook Onion and Pepper

    Meanwhile, place a sauté pan over medium heat, add 2 tablespoons of oil. Once oil is hot, add onion and pepper and cook until they begin to soften. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Cook Ground Beef

    Place ground beef (or meat of your choice) in pan with pepper and onions, season with cumin and chili powder and cook until beef is cooked through and no longer pink.

  5. Set Up Broiler

    Remove zucchini from oven and turn your broiler on high.

  6. Top Zucchini

    Top zucchini with beef mixture and cheese. Place back in the oven and bake until cheese is melted.

  7. Remove from Oven

    After removing from the oven, top zucchini nachos with avocado, diced tomatoes, and jalapeños.