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Pierogi Zucchini Boats

Have your perogy fix and healthy food too! These quick and easy, gluten-free,  low-fat Pierogi Zucchini boats are loaded with flavour and healthy benefits but low on calories and fat! 
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Ukrainian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 zucchini boats
Calories 84kcal
Author Terri Gilson


  • 4 medium zucchini about 1¾ pounds

Pierogi Filling:


  • dollop sour cream
  • dill *fresh is best


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with non- stick cooking spray.
  • Prepare mashed potatoes, as per package directions. Cool.  NOTE * use a low-fat milk and margarine to reduce calories
  • Add remaining filling ingredients.
  • Wash and cut the zucchini in half, lengthwise. Use a spoon to scoop the seeds and centre out of each zucchini half, leaving at least ¼ inch thick zucchini boat.
  • Place the zucchini in the baking dish cut-side up.
  • Spoon the perogy filling mixture into the zucchini boats. Press the mixture down into the zucchini using the back of the spoon.
  • Cover the baking dish with foil. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until  soft enough that fork can easily go into zucchini, but is still firm.


  • If desired, add a dollop of sour cream, sprinkle with dill and serve.


*NOTE: I used reduced fat cheese and sour cream to cut calories and fat in this recipe
*NOTE:  You can also use up your leftover mashed potatoes!
*NOTE: Amazon does not have a link to Dry Curd Cottage, so here is what it looks like. It is available at Superstore and Co op in Canada
Nutrition Facts
Pierogi Zucchini Boats
Amount Per Serving (1 boat)
Calories 84 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 316mg14%
Potassium 327mg9%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Vitamin C 18.2mg22%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Serving: 1boat | Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 316mg | Potassium: 327mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Vitamin C: 18.2mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 0.6mg