Pesto Pasta

  • Lauren Armstrong
  • July 22, 2014
  • 1 Comment

I had you hooked with the word pasta, didn’t I?! Don’t worry, I’m not nasty enough to put pasta in the title if I didn’t include pasta. Perhaps I did make an omission though…  It’s technically pesto zucchini pasta, but that doesn’t roll off the tongue as nicely now, does it? So Pesto Pasta it is. I know you are on the edge of your seats with anticipation for this recipe, so without further ado….

Pesto Pasta

Pesto Pasta with Italian Lemon Chicken

Pesto Pasta with Italian Lemon Chicken

Pesto Pasta is great grilled chicken, grilled steak or even Blackened Tilapia

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Pesto Pasta
Perfect low carb side pasta dish to pair with chicken, steak, or fish.
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Slice zucchini into spaghetti shaped noodles using mandolin slicer with julienne blade or a spiralizer tool, then set aside.
    slicing zucchini
  2. Heat skillet over medium heat and spray with non-stick spray. Add sun-dried tomatoes and minced garlic. Saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add zucchini noodles, pesto sauce, and fresh parsley to skillet. Gently toss zucchini with tongs and continue cooking for 3-4 minutes or until zucchini starts to soften.
    pesto pasta
  4. Remove from heat. Garnish with fresh parsley and top with protein of choice.
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  • Robert Kempf says:

    Very simple and tasty. Great job.