Low-Carb Zucchini Ribbon 'Pasta'

Low-Carb Zucchini Ribbon 'Pasta'

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 56.4
  • Total Fat: 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 8.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g

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Introduction

Ever tried turning zucchini into 'pasta'? With a vegetable peeler, it's easy to create ribbons of squash. Ever tried turning zucchini into 'pasta'? With a vegetable peeler, it's easy to create ribbons of squash.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 teaspoon olive oil
    4 small zucchini (about 1 1/4 pounds), ends trimmed and sliced into ribbons
    1 small Vidalia onion, sliced
    pinch black pepper
    2 tablespoon whole wheat or panko bread crumbs
    1 lemon, zested


Directions

Use a vegetable peel to make ribbons from zucchini.

Place the oil into a non-stick sauté pan, and warm over medium heat. Add the onions to the pan, and cook for 3 minutes. Add the zucchini and cook another 3 minutes. Season with black pepper.

Set the vegetables aside. Place the pan back on the burner, and add the bread crumbs and lemon zest. Cook, stirring constantly, until lightly browned, about two minutes. Sprinkle the lemon crumbs over the vegetables and serve warm.


Makes four 1-cup servings
(two servings of vegetables per portion)

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