Zucchini 'Noodles'

Zucchini 'Noodles'

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Becka 5

"A tasty and fairly simple way for people on a gluten-free or wheat-free diet to enjoy a noodle dish. I usually use 4 zucchini and 2 summer squash for a colorful mix."

Ingredients

45 m servings 141 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 141 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 1362 mg
  • 54%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cut zucchini into thin, noodle-like strips (a mandoline works well for this). Toss with the 2 teaspoons salt, and place in a colander to drain for 30 minutes.
  2. Bring a pot of water to boil. Add zucchini; cook for one minute. Drain; rinse immediately with cold water to stop cooking.
  3. Heat margarine in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add zucchini and garlic; cook and stir until just tender, about 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
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I love zucchini "noodles", but this recipe can be simplified. Just use a potato peeler to make thin strips (discard the core/seeds), and sauté in a little olive oil. Sprinkle with sea salt and p...

I have always admired this when I've seen it done in restaurants so I was happy to find this recipe so I could duplicate it at home. Cooking time will vary depending on the thickness of the "noo...

Yummy idea! It got me looking up all kinds of zucchini pasta ideas and recipes. I omitted the last step, just drained it well and served it with marinara sauce. It was fantastic.(Marinara sauce:...