If you didn't think you could love noodles any more, they just got better. With zucchini noodles (aka - "zoodles"), this spin on classic spaghetti becomes diabetic friendly, gluten free and veggie-fied all at the same time! Pair them with Italian chicken sausage, grilled chicken breast or ground turkey for a convenient, light skillet meal that will wow your taste buds!
Roasted Tomato, Pesto and Sausage Zoodles
- 2 pints grape tomatoes, halved
- 1 (12 oz.) package Italian chicken sausage, sliced
- 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
- 1 (3.5 oz.) jar pesto
- 2 (10 oz.) packages zucchini spaghetti
- ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
- Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl, toss grape tomato halves with 2 Tbsp. olive oil. Spread into a single layer on the baking sheets lined with aluminum foil. Roast for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
- Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add chicken sausage and cook until warm. Add zucchini spaghetti and sauté for up to 2 minutes.
- Stir in pesto and roasted tomatoes and cook until warm throughout. Top with Parmesan cheese and serve.
Yield: 6 servings
*Per Serving: Calories 280, Total Fat 20g (Saturated 4g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 50mg, Sodium 540mg, Total Carbohydrate 11g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 7g), Protein 15g, Vitamin A 35%, Vitamin C 60%, Calcium 10%, Iron 10%
*Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.
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