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Zucchini Spaghetti with Vegetables

  • RECIPE MAKES: 2 servings
  • PREP TIME: 10 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 20 minutes
  • THIS RECIPE IS PROTEIN FREE
Vegetable Sauce
Step 1

Heat oil in a small non-stick frying pan; add onion, mushrooms and capsicum. Sauté over medium heat for 5 minutes.

Step 2

Add tomatoes, oregano and basil and simmer for a further 10 minutes.

Step 3

Season with salt and pepper. Set aside and prepare spaghetti.

Zucchini Spaghetti
Step 1

Following manufacturer’s instructions, use the spiralizer to create long, strips of the zucchini.

Step 2

Add zucchini to a small non-stick frying pan; heated with the oil, to medium. Fry for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Add water; cook for a further 4-5 minutes.

Step 3

Stir through margarine and season with salt and pepper.

 

Step 4

Serve with hot vegetable sauce.

Serving suggestions:

Adding protein- A very small portion of ricotta, parmesan or feta cheese can be added to the sauce for a protein serve. Discuss with your dietitian if unsure.

 

Top tip:

If you do not have a spiralizer, slice zucchini into long, thin strips using a sharp knife. 

Leftover zucchini spaghetti and vegetables stays fresh in the refrigerator for 2 – 3 days.

  • Vegetable Sauce
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 8 small (100g) mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ red capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 1 x 400g can, chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp each; fresh oregano and basil; chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Zucchini Spaghetti
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 4 Tbsp water
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp margarine
  • Salt and pepper to taste