Zucchini Noodles with Pesto | Low-Carb Bliss
Picture this: a plate of vibrant green zucchini noodles, lovingly tangled up and coated in a luxurious basil pesto. It’s a low-carb masterpiece that’s as pleasing to your taste buds as it is to your waistline. This recipe brings together the freshness of zucchinis and the aromatic flavors of homemade pesto, all while keeping things healthy and wholesome.
- 3 medium zucchinis
- 2 cups fresh basil leaves
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/3 cup pine nuts
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Cherry tomatoes for garnish
- Spiralize the zucchinis into noodles and set aside.
- In a food processor, combine basil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and garlic. Pulse until finely chopped.
- With the processor running, slowly pour in the olive oil until the mixture is smooth and well combined. Season with salt and pepper.
- Toss the zucchini noodles with the pesto until they’re generously coated.
- Squeeze lemon juice over the noodles to brighten up the flavors.
- Garnish with cherry tomatoes and extra Parmesan, if desired.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 2 servings
Zucchini Noodles with Pesto is the ultimate low-carb experience, boasting fresh zucchinis tangled in homemade basil pesto.
Nutrition information: Calories: 320, Carbohydrates: 10g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 28g
Picture yourself savoring each forkful of these zucchini noodles, the pesto clinging to them like a flavorful embrace. With the aroma of basil and the guilt-free satisfaction of a low-carb dish, this recipe is a celebration of good taste and good health. Whether you’re following a low-carb lifestyle or simply craving a burst of freshness, Zucchini Noodles with Pesto will transport your taste buds to a state of blissful delight. It’s not just a dish; it’s a journey into the world of culinary wellness.