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Green Chiles Chicken Squash Boats


Ingredients for 6 yellow squash halves:

  • 1 lb lean ground chicken
  • 4oz hatch green chiles (mild, canned)
  • 1 cup brown & wild rice mix
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 10 cherry tomatoes (sliced in half)
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin
  • 3 tbsp reduced fat mozzarella (optional)
  • fresh cilantro (chopped)


Step 1

Set oven to 405F.

Step 2

Slice yellow squash in half and carve out part of the insides with the seeds.

Step 3

Set a nonstick skillet on medium high heat. Add garlic paste and ground chicken, then cumin seasoning and cook until chicken is 70% finished. Chop the chicken with a wooden spatula so that it does not bind together.

Step 4

Toss in green chiles and cooked rice. Mix together and cook until the chicken is 90% finished.

Step 5

Place the squash halves on a baking sheet.

Step 6

Fill the squash with the chicken and chile mixture.

Step 7

Slice cherry tomatoes in half and place on top of the meat mixture.

Step 8

Top with mozzarella cheese, about 1/2 tbsp for each boat half.

Step 9

Bake for 20 minutes for cooked yet firm squash.