03Jan2015

Easy Zucchini ‘Pasta’ Alfredo

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CRAVING PASTA? HERE’S ONE FOR YOU… cheesy, delicious pasta Alfredo that is LOW CARB too! Simple ingredients, quick to prepare, and did we mention… delicious!!

*This dish is guaranteed to be a hit with the whole family.

If you don’t have one already, you’ll need to pick up a Spiralizer. Around $30, buy online or at a store like Bed, Bath, & Beyond. This is a MUST HAVE item in your kitchen.

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Author: Lindsay B.
Serves: 4-5

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 lb. (450g) Zucchini (about 3 medium sized zucchini)
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter
  • 1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 Cup Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese or more to taste
  • Season to taste with salt, pepper, and Real Salt Onion & Garlic Seasoning
    • Real Salt seasonings really take this dish to the next level!

INSTRUCTIONS:

Noodles-

  1. Use spiralizer to make zucchini noodles.
  2. Add noodles to boiling water, enough water to cover noodles by at least 1 inch
  3. Boil for 4-5 min until zucchini is softened. *Be careful to not overcook, as zucchini will come apart!
  4. Remove and drain.

Alfredo Sauce-

1. In a large sauce pan, melt butter and 2/3 of the cream over medium heat. Stir frequently.
2. Once cream and butter begin to thicken, reduce heat to medium-low, add remaining cream and Parmesan cheese.

Combine noodles and sauce, add a sprinkle of extra cheese, salt and pepper. Enjoy!

NOTES:

  • Use organic, grass-fed ingredients when available
  • If desired, add some protein: grilled chicken, beef medallions, or sauteed shrimp.

NUTRITION INFORMATION:

349 Calories -35.8g Fat, 9.4g Protein, 3.5g Carb (2.4g Net Carbs) per serving

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