Zucchini Faux Pasta

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 5 min 2
Zucchini Faux Pasta
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3 medium Zucchini
1 tbsp Coconut oil
2 clove(s) Garlic (finely chopped)
2 tbsp Sesame seeds


  1. Use a vegetable peeler to peel the zucchini into strips of desired “noodle” size/thickness - or use a spiralizer.
  2. Heat coconut oil in a frying pan or wok over medium heat.
  3. Add garlic and lightly brown.
  4. Add the sesame seeds. Stir fry for about 3 minutes until desired texture is reached. The longer it is stir fried, the crispier the strips will become.
  5. Remove from heat and serve as is or top with Marinara Sauce or Pesto. This recipe is also excellent with chicken and feta cheese!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 173
Calories from fat 111
Calories from saturated fat 59
Total Fat 12.3 g
Saturated Fat 6.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 25.0 mg
Potassium 822 mg
Total Carbohydrate 12.2 g
Dietary Fiber 4.1 g
Sugars 7.4 g
Protein 5.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 4.5

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