Zucchini Spaghetti with Pesto Low Carb Recipe | Keto Vale

Keto Zucchini Spaghetti with Pesto

This dish is packed with a great number of flavors and will surprise all pasta lovers. If you crave that warm-mouth-full feeling of eating spaghetti but want to stay away from carbs, this recipe is for you. There are so many layers of flavors and textures that really make your palate senses come alive.

This recipe is super easy to follow with just 2 simple steps:

Step 1: Prepare the Pesto sauce using this Parsley and Walnut Pesto recipe!

Step 2: Use a knife or a Hand Held Spiralizer to cut the zucchini into noodles then fry it and finally coat it with Pesto sauce.

Zucchini Noodles with Pesto Low Carb

You can change this recipe using spaghetti squash or yellow squash. Or you can use the bags zucchini already cut into spaghetti shape to save some time. Most groceries stores now have this option.

To make this recipe a real winner, make sure not to overcook the zucchini. The 5 minutes of sautéing is really all that you need if you want to mimic the all dente texture of a nice pasta. Enjoy it!

If you want to increase the protein amount per serving, feel free to add bacon, ground beef or Parmesan meatballs.

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Zucchini Spaghetti with Parsley Walnut Pesto

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Zucchini Spaghetti with Pesto
Zucchini Spaghetti
Votes: 2
Rating: 5
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Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Italian, Ketogenic, Low Carb
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 3 zucchini (medium size, cut into spiral or spaghetti shape)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tbsp walnuts chopped
  • Salt and Pepper
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Italian, Ketogenic, Low Carb
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 3 zucchini (medium size, cut into spiral or spaghetti shape)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tbsp walnuts chopped
  • Salt and Pepper
Zucchini Spaghetti
Votes: 2
Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Slice your zucchini into thin spaghetti-like strips.
    Cut zucchini into noodles shape
  2. Heat the oil on a big, stainless steel frying pan. Sauté the zucchini strips for around 5 minutes over high heat to make it a little crispy. Stir well with some salt and pepper.
  3. Transfer the zucchini to a pasta bowl and generously pour in the pesto sauce. Garnish with some walnuts and Parmesan cheese on top. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Macros (per serving, excluding pesto sauce): Calories: 211– Fat: 18.1g – Net carbs: 6.9g (total carbs: 10.4g, fiber: 3.5g) – Protein: 6.3

Zucchini Noodles with Pesto Low Carb Recipe
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