Tomato basil zucchini pasta dish
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Tomato basil zucchini pasta

Classic meets contemporary in this marriage of tomato sauce and zucchini noodles (a healthy alternative to pasta).

Calorie Smart 
Carb Smart 
Vegetarian

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Developed by Emily Richards (PH Ec.) 

4 servings 
15 minutes (prep: 10 mins / cook: 5 mins)

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Time required

15 minutes

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Carbohydrates

6 g/serving

Ingredients

  • 2 zucchini, trimmed
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • ½ cup (125 mL) fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

 

  • Calories 70
  • Carbs 6 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Fibre 2 g

Directions

  1. Spiralize zucchini to make noodles. Place in a bowl and toss with cheese. Set aside.
  2. In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat and cook tomatoes and garlic for 5 minutes or until started to soften. Toss with zucchini along with basil to serve. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired.

Per serving (1 of 4)

  • Calories 70
  • Protein 3 g
  • Total fat 4.5 g
    • Saturated fat 1 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Carbohydrates 6 g
      • Fibre 2 g
      • Sugars 4 g
      • Added sugars 0 g
      • Sodium 55 mg
      • Potassium 400 mg

© 2022 Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Reproduced with permission from the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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