Pesto Zucchini “Pasta”

Oh my Zoooodles! This is one of my favourite meals.

What you will need (serves 2):
2 zucchinis, grated into noodles
2 tbsp pesto
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 red pepper, chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
1.5 cups mushrooms, chopped
1/2 red onion, chopped
2 barbequed chicken breasts, sliced – with seasoning of choice

1. Preheat oven to 350F
2. Grate two zucchini’s into noodles (shown below)…
Grated Zucchini
3.Place grated zucchini on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Dab the zucchini with a towel to remove some moisture.
4. Place in the oven for ~15 minutes – toss occassionally
5. While this is in the oven, sauté your vegetables (mushrooms, pepper, onion, tomatoes, crushed garlic) on medium heat in 1 tbsp olive oil until tender (~10 minutes)
6. Once the noodles have baked for 15 minutes, place in a pot on the stove with 1 tbsp of olive oil on medium heat.
7. Mix in 2 tbsp of pesto.
8. Stir and let cook for 10 more minutes.
9. Serve topped with vegetables and barbequed chicken breast.
10. Enjoy your pasta-free pasta!

Nutrients per serving:
Calories: 402 kcal
Protein: 38g protein
Carbohydrate: 20g
Fat: 15.1g

Published by Brooke Bliss, BScFN, RYT-500

My name is Brooke Bliss. I am a yogi, traveller, and food enthusiast. I am a graduate of Western University's B.Sc. Honors Nutrition & Dietetics program and a 500-hour certified yoga teacher. I love to share my healthy, whole-food recipes, nutrition facts, yoga and lifestyle tips. Thank you for stopping by my page. Namaste :)

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