Chia Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Salmon

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 10 min 2
Chia Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Salmon
Health Rating
A beneficial combination of chia seeds and salmon for increasing your Omega 3's!

Ingredients


1 tbsp Chia seeds
3 tbsp Chicken broth (stock), low sodium
1/3 cup whole Almonds, raw
2 clove(s) Garlic (peeled & smashed)
1 bunch Basil, fresh (about 4 cups firmly packed)
1/4 tsp Sea salt, fine
1/4 tsp Black pepper
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
2 medium Zucchini (spiralized or peeled with vegetable peeler)
2 can Salmon, chum (keta), canned, drained solids with bone, unsalted

Instructions


1. In a small bowl, whisk together the chia seeds and chicken broth and let stand for about 20 minutes. (Makes 1/4 cup thick chia gel.)
2. Place the almonds, garlic, basil, salt, and the pepper in a food processor (or blender) with the chia gel. Pulse to coarsely chop. Keep processor on as you drizzle in the olive oil in a steady stream until incorporated.
3. Taste and adjust seasonings. Reserve 1/4 cup of pesto and refrigerate the remainder in an airtight container.
4. In the meantime, prepare zucchini noodles by slicing the ends of the zucchini and place it on your spiralizer. Turn the spiralizer while pushing zucchini into the spiralizer to create the noodles.
5. Combine pesto, zucchini noodles and canned salmon to a bowl and toss until coated.

Enjoy!

Notes:

Storage Tips:
Can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months for later use.

Nutritional Highlights
Salmon
is a great source of protein and Omega 3 Fatty Acids, which are essential in the body and must be obtained through food and supplements!



Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 724
Calories from fat 469
Calories from saturated fat 70
Total Fat 52 g
Saturated Fat 7.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 31 g
Cholesterol 69 mg
Sodium 430 mg
Potassium 1371 mg
Total Carbohydrate 15.7 g
Dietary Fiber 7.3 g
Sugars 6.3 g
Protein 48 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.9
Vegetables 3.0

Energy sources


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