Zucchini spaghetti is a healthier option every time!
A simple substitution can turn an old favorite into a nutritious zucchini spaghetti recipe in no time. If you’re looking for a great way to keep pasta dishes in your diet, then substituting traditional high-carb noodles with something healthier is a great way to do just that. Try zucchini spaghetti tonight for a delicious meal!
1 Cup Basil, chopped
1 Garlic clove, minced
1/4 Tsp Olive oil
1/4 Tsp Grape seed oil
7 Oz Chicken, cubed
1 1/2 Cup Zucchini, julienned
1/2 Cup Tomatoes
Add fresh basil
, a minced garlic clove
, and olive to a blender. Blend until everything's reached a smooth consistency, then set aside for use later - you've just made an easy pesto sauce!
Heat up a non-stick pan with grape seed oil and add your cubed chicken. Let it cook evenly while you prepare your zucchini.
You can julienne your zucchini
by hand or with a mandolin, or you can use a potato peeler - use whatever method you're most comfortable with, and watch your fingers!
Add your zucchini to the pan with tomatoes and your pesto sauce. Bring the contents of the pan to a boil until everything is cooked and your flavors are fully incorporated.
Did you know?
Chicken features high protein content, but it also contains a broad range of nutrients, which have helped it become the go-to recipe to help get over a cold. In fact, if you’re feeling down in the dumps, not just under the weather, the tryptophan found in chicken can help increase the serotonin levels in your brain, enhancing your mood and helping you beat the blues.
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