Low-Carb Pesto Pasta

Last updated: May 2022

If you’re in need of a dinner recipe that is quick and low-carb, this recipe is a must-try! The featured ingredient in this dish is pesto sauce. Enjoy this entrée with a side salad.

Makes 2 servingsServing size: Just over 1.5 cupsPrep time: 5 minutesCook time: 15 minutes

Ingredients for low-carb pesto pasta

  • 3 cups zucchini veggie spirals (the brand used for this recipe: Green Giant)
  • 3 tbsp pesto sauce
  • 6 oz grilled chicken, cubed
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, shredded

Directions for low-carb pesto pasta

  1. Over medium heat, cook frozen zucchini veggie spirals in a medium-size skillet for 10 minutes
  2. Stir in pesto sauce
  3. Mix in grilled chicken
  4. Top with shredded parmesan cheese
  5. Enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 275
  • carbohydrate: 8g
  • fat: 14g
  • fiber: 2g
  • potassium: 10mg
  • protein: 27g
  • sodium: 725mg
  • sugar: 3g

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