Zucchini Noodles with Pesto: Healthy Twist

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Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchinis
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Spiralize the zucchinis into noodles using a spiralizer and set them aside.
  2. In a food processor, combine the fresh basil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and garlic. Pulse until finely chopped.
  3. With the food processor running, slowly pour in the olive oil until the pesto is well combined and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the zucchini noodles. Sauté for 2-3 minutes until they are heated through but still crisp.
  5. Remove the skillet from the heat and toss the zucchini noodles with the pesto sauce.
  6. Serve immediately, garnished with additional Parmesan cheese and pine nuts if desired.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Zucchini Noodles with Pesto: Healthy Twist is a delicious and nutritious alternative to traditional pasta. The zucchini noodles are tossed in a flavorful homemade pesto sauce, making it a perfect dish for summer. This recipe is not only easy to make but also gluten-free and low-carb.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 26g, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 7g

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