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Nutritionist Nadezhda Andreeva continues to share unusual recipes with subscribers. This time she told how to cook noodles with zucchini. Even though it only takes 10 minutes to prepare the dish, die-hard pasta fans will definitely appreciate this alternative.

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How to cook spaghetti with zucchini: recipe for 2 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil;
  • 3 medium or large zucchini;
  • juice of half a lemon;
  • 1 small avocado;
  • sea ​​salt and black pepper – to your taste;
  • sprig of basil for decoration;
  • grilled chicken fillet;
  • 2 tablespoons of pesto.

Method for making noodles:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. On a special spiral grater, make long noodles with zucchini. Put it in the pan and cook for 3 minutes until al dente.
  3. Drizzle with lemon and add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine pesto and lemon juice. Add the avocado and mix it into the sauce, mash well.
  5. Mix the mixture with the zucchini paste and stir until the sauce completely covers the noodles.
  6. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with basil leaves.

Enjoy your meal!

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Homemade noodles with zucchini / Photo instagram

The text of the publication of Nadezhda Andreeva:

Zucchini noodles with avocado

Zucchini noodles are a great alternative to the usual flour spaghetti. Give it a try and you’ll see that even the most dedicated pasta aficionados will appreciate this alternative.

At the same time, a cup of regular pasta contains 220 calories and 43 grams of carbohydrates, while noodles with zucchini have only 28 calories and no more than 7 grams of carbohydrates. In addition, zucchini is an excellent source of fiber, magnesium, potassium, and vitamin C.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp olive oil
3 medium or large zucchini
juice of half a lemon
1 small avocado
sea ​​salt and black pepper to taste
sprig of basil for garnish
chicken breast, grilled and chopped
2 tbsp raw pesto

Method for making noodles:

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Using a special spiral grater, make long noodles with zucchini. Add zucchini to skillet and cook 3 minutes until al dente.
Drizzle with lemon and add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, combine pesto and lemon juice. Add avocado and mix it with pesto, mix well.
Combine the avocado pesto with the zucchini paste and toss until the sauce completely coats the noodles.
Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with basil leaves.