March 3, 2017
Basil Pesto Zucchini Noodles

Basil Pesto Zucchini Noodles

This basil pesto dish is going to help reduce your pesky carb cravings!

We love pasta, and living a low carb lifestyle can make us all remember the days when we could whip up a quick pasta plate for dinner.

For those of you who are new to a low carb high-fat lifestyle, you’ll quickly learn that certain keto friendly vegetables make perfect pasta replacements. Zucchini, when paired with a Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Slicer, will allow you to create an almost perfect keto friendly pasta alternative.

What we love about this recipe is the simplicity. It requires minimal ingredients and can be ready in five simple steps. It may be a quick recipe, but we assure you it is full of flavour! You can satisfy your pasta cravings with this delicious recipe while sticking to your low carb lifestyle.

For another delicious pasta substitute check out our lasagna stuffed spaghetti squash! 

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Basil Pesto Zucchini Noodles
Zucchini Veggetti Basil Pesto- Keto dinner recipes
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Course Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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Course Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
servings
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Zucchini Veggetti Basil Pesto- Keto dinner recipes
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Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, cook ground turkey until browned.
  2. In another large skillet. Add olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Using the Veggetti, spiral the Zucchini noodles into the pan directly.
  4. Cook for 3 minutes over medium heat. Be sure to toss the Zucchini constantly, ensuring the noodles remain firm. Reduce temperature to low heat.
  5. Combine the browned ground turkey, zucchini noodles, feta cheese and pesto and toss lightly. Ensure the feta remains firm, don't overcook.
  6. Remove from the skillet, plate and serve!
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Nutrition Facts
Basil Pesto Zucchini Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 354 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 671mg 28%
Potassium 320mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 33g 66%
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 12%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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