Natalie’s Zucchini Pasta & Scallops

Healthier pasta recipes are a great alternative to carb-heavy meals!

10 min. 1 serv.
41 ratings

If you want to go low-carb but just can’t bring yourself to give up pasta, then easy pasta recipes are the answer! Swap the noodles for spaghetti-style zucchini, and this easy recipe gets even easier. Cooking zucchini pasta and scallops recipes like this one are a great way to get a try tonight for a delicious, nutritious meal.

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CALORIES: 230

INGREDIENTS

1 Tsp Olive oil
1 Tsp Garlic, mashed
8 Oz Scallops
1 1/2 Cup Zucchini, spaghetti style
1/2 Cup Red bell pepper, diced
1/2 Lemon, juiced

DIRECTIONS

Did you know?

Scallops are more than 80% protein – a single 3-ounce serving of scallops provides 20 grams of protein, and almost 100% of the recommended daily vitamin B12 intake. That’s a huge amount of nutrition in a small package! B12 is great for heart health, as it converts the potentially harmful chemical homocysteine into other benign chemicals. Zucchini, in turn, has a low calorie count, but helps you feel full, which makes it great for satisfying your appetite while keeping the pounds off. Plus, it’s an excellent source of manganese, vitamin C, and dietary fiber.

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If you liked this recipe, then be sure to try one of these ones next: Scallops With Smoked Sea Salt Recipe, Pan Fried Scallops Recipe, and Scallops WIth Roasted Tomatoes Recipe.

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