Grainless Pasta with Pesto

Most Americans love a big heaping plate of pasta.  When switching to the advanced plan, traditional pasta is out but this mock  veggie pasta is a great tasting alternative.  It even looks like pasta!

The trick is to use a spiral slicer like the one here.  It makes the zucchini come out looking just like spaghetti noodles.  If you don’t have a spiral slicer, you can just slice the zucchini very thin and cut into strips for more of a linguini look.

Serves 2

2 large organic zucchini (on the dirty dozen & GMO list)
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons pesto sauce (check ingredients)
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
1 chopped tomato
1 clove garlic, mashed

Spiral slice the zucchini and set aside.  Heat olive oil to medium heat (never high heat) and add the rest of the ingredients.  When warm, add the zucchini and heat through (do not overcook or the zucchini will break down.)

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Kimberly Roberto

Wife, Mom, Daughter, Business Owner with a Passion for Cooking and Eating Healthy Food and Helping Others to do the Same!

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