Lemon, Butter & Caper Zucchini Noodles

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Lemon, Butter & Caper Zucchini Noodles

This healthy dinner is SO flavorful you won’t even believe you’re eating zucchini instead of pasta. It has a tangy bite from the lemon and capers with a buttery, garlicky, flavorful sauce that will keep you totally satisfied. Who says healthy has to be boring?

  • Author: Everyday Gourmet with Blakely

Ingredients

  • 3 large zucchinis, made into noodles using a spiralizer
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 small shallots, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes, chopped
  • Zest of a whole lemon
  • Juice of a whole lemon
  • 1/4 cup capers, drained

Toppings

  • Chopped fresh parley
  • Pine nuts
  • Grated Parmesan

Instructions

  1. In a large saute pan melt the butter and olive oil
  2. Add the shallots, garlic, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes and saute for about 2-3 minutes
  3. Add the zucchini noodles to the pan, stirring to combine, and let it cook for 5 minutes
  4. To the noodles add the chopped sun dried tomatoes, lemon zest, lemon juice, and capers. Stir to combine and cook another 2-3 minutes
  5. Now it’s time to serve! I like to top the zucchini pasta with a lot of chopped fresh parley, pine nuts, and grated Parmesan for extra flavor and crunch
  6. That’s it! A delicious and healthy meal that is made in minutes. You can also top it with chicken for additional flavor and protein. Enjoy!

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