Zucchini Noodles with Pesto

Cut the carbs and make a simple pasta dish using zucchini.

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  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp pesto sauce
  • 1 tbsp parmesan cheese

Makes 2 servings


  1. Slice zucchini into strands using a spiraliser.
  2. In a frying pan, cook zucchini in olive oil for 7-10 min.
  3. Add cheese and parmesan cheese for flavoring.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 127
  • carbohydrates: 4g
  • cholesterol: 5mg
  • dietary fiber: 1g
  • fat: 11g
  • potassium: 261mg
  • protein: 3g
  • saturated fat: 1g
  • sodium: 97mg
  • sugar: 2g
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