Zucchini Spaghetti with Pesto Low Carb Recipe | KetoVale

Keto Zucchini Spaghetti with Pesto

This is dish packs 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 lawyers of flavors and textures that really makes 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 sometime. Most groceries stores now have this option.

To make this recipe really a winner, make sure not to overcook the zucchini. Those 5 min of sautéing are 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
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 tbsp shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tbsp walnuts chopped
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
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 tbsp shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tbsp walnuts chopped
Zucchini Spaghetti
Votes: 2
Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Cut the zucchini into spaghetti shape.
    Cut zucchini into noodles shape
  2. Using a big stainless-steel frying pan heat the oil and sauté the zucchini for about 5 min. Keep the heat on high to obtain a crispier result. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Turn off the heat and coat the spaghetti with the pesto sauce. Be generous. Plate it into a pasta bowl and sprinkle with parmesan cheese and fresh walnuts. This dish is absolutely delicious.
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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