Have you been keeping the pasta on the shelf? No need. This Creamy Zucchini Spaghetti with Peas give you all of the flavor and comfort with none of the calories and guilt. You will be amazed how flavorful and pasta-like this dish really is. If there are other hungry people in the house, be sure to make more. It’s unlikely you’ll want to share your meal with anyone.
Yield: 1 Serving
Total Time: 30 Minutes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
- 1 medium zucchini, rinsed
- 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 red onion, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, finely minced
- 2 teaspoon basil pesto
- 1 tablespoon crème fraiche
- 1 cup fresh peas
- A pinch of sea salt
- A pinch of black pepper
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
Trim off the ends of the zucchini.
With a grater, grate thin ribbons from the zucchini and place in a large bowl.
Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and then fry in red onions for about 5 minutes or until golden brown. Stir in garlic for about 1 minute and then add in the zucchini noodles.
Cook for about 2 minutes or until tender.
Stir in peas, crème fraiche, and pesto. Season with sea salt and pepper and then remove from heat.
Serve in a serving bowl sprinkled with fresh lemon zest and parmesan cheese.
Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 358; Total Fat: 2.6 g; Carbs: 39.8 g; Dietary Fiber: 12.2 g; Sugars: 16.4 g; Protein: 16.7 g; Cholesterol: 10 mg; Sodium: 396 mg