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Zucchini noodles

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 35 Minutes
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Cheese; Zucchini
Category Dairy; Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Appetizer; Main Dish; Side Dish
Cuisine American; Italian
Cook Method Boiling
Diet Gluten Free; Heart healthy; Low Calorie; Low Carb; Low Cholesterol; Low Fat; Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 6 whole zucchini 

  • 2 teaspoons salt 

  • 3 tablespoons margarine 

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • Salt and black pepper to taste

  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

 

Directions

  • Begin by slicing the zucchini to make thin strips, similar to noodles.

  • Mix in the 2 tablespoons of salt with the zucchini. Put the zucchini in a strainer and drain for 30 minutes.

  • Boil a large pot of water. Place zucchini in the boiling water and cook for 1 minute. Drain the zucchini and instantly rinse with cold water to prevent the zucchini from being overcooked.

  • In a large skillet, add the margarine and cook over medium high heat. Place zucchini and garlic in the skillet and stir for 5 minutes or until it is tender. Add salt and pepper until desired taste and top with Parmesan cheese.

 

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 146 cal

  • Total fat: 10g

  • Saturated fat: 3g

  • Cholesterol: 6mg

  • Sodium: 1,478mg

  • Potassium: 786mg

  • Carbohydrate: 10g

  • Fiber: 3g

  • Protein: 6g