Zucchini Noodle Alfredo



Zucchini Noodle Alfredo

Zucchini Noodle Alfredo is a delightful twist on the classic Alfredo pasta. This low-carb, gluten-free recipe replaces traditional pasta with fresh zucchini noodles, creating a lighter and healthier version of the beloved Italian dish. The creamy Alfredo sauce pairs perfectly with the zucchini noodles, making it a favorite among both kids and adults.

Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchinis, spiralized
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  2. Pour in the heavy cream and bring it to a gentle simmer. Let it cook for 2-3 minutes, allowing it to thicken slightly.
  3. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese and continue to cook, stirring frequently, until the cheese is melted and the sauce is creamy.
  4. Add the spiralized zucchini noodles to the skillet and toss them in the Alfredo sauce. Cook for 3-4 minutes until the noodles are tender but still crisp.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh parsley.
  6. Serve the Zucchini Noodle Alfredo hot, and enjoy your guilt-free Italian-inspired meal!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves 4

Zucchini Noodle Alfredo is a healthier twist on the classic Italian dish, featuring creamy Alfredo sauce and fresh zucchini noodles. It’s a delicious and satisfying meal that’s low in carbs and gluten-free.

Nutrition: Calories: 320 kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 7g, Fat: 30g, Saturated Fat: 18g, Cholesterol: 99mg, Sodium: 300mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 4g

Zucchini Noodle Alfredo is a delightful way to enjoy the flavors of traditional Alfredo pasta without the guilt. The zucchini noodles add a refreshing crunch and a burst of nutrients to the dish, making it perfect for those looking to incorporate more vegetables into their meals.

This recipe is a crowd-pleaser and is sure to become a family favorite. Whether you’re following a low-carb diet or simply want to enjoy a lighter pasta dish, Zucchini Noodle Alfredo is a delicious choice. It’s easy to prepare and will satisfy your cravings for creamy, cheesy pasta without the heaviness. Give it a try and indulge in a guilt-free Italian feast!

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