Pesto Zucchini Noodles
This Pesto Zucchini Noodles recipe is a fabulous low carb, healthy dish that is so quick to make with just 4 ingredients. Serve with baked or grilled chicken breasts, shrimp, or fish for a complete meal.
Calories 195 kcal
3 medium zucchini ¼- ⅓ cup basil pesto 1 cup Cherry tomatoes 1 Tablespoon olive oil or coconut oil
Slice the zucchini into noodles using a spiralizer or mandolin slider. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to a large saute pan. Add the zucchini noodles and saute for 3-4 minutes over medium high heat. Transfer the zoodles to a serving bowl and add the basil pesto and tomatoes Toss to coat well.
Top with parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast.
Add chicken or shrimp for a protein-packed meal.
Add sliced onions or sliced scallions.
Add 1-2 cloves of minced garlic cloves if you're a garlic lover.
Add about a tablespoon of lemon juice for a little citrus flavor.
Add sliced almonds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds or pine nuts. (Toast them for a yummy crunch by heating them in a pan for for about 5 minutes over medium heat.)
Top with crushed red pepper flakes to kick it up a notch, if desired.
Serving: 1 serving | Calories: 195 kcal | Carbohydrates: 7 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 17 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 2 mg | Sodium: 349 mg | Potassium: 383 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 1025 IU | Vitamin C: 26.3 mg | Calcium: 82 mg | Iron: 0.8 mg