Zucchini noodles mixed with spaghetti makes a wonderful healthy meal. Roasted tomatoes add another level of flavor and nutrition. Enjoy as a meatless main dish or top with chicken breast, shrimp, or fish. Add fresh chopped herbs and maybe a drizzle of good olive oil to finish. A sprinkle of Parmesan is a nice too. For the roasted tomatoes see recipe link here or below. This recipe doubles easily.
1recipe roasted tomatoesLINK BELOW
2ouncesspaghettibrown rice or whole wheat
1large zucchiniabout 8 ounces
1large shallotsliced into thin rings
2large garlic clovesminced
2tablespoonsgrated Parmesan cheeseoptional
2 or moretablespoonsfresh chopped parsley, oregano or basil leavesa combination is nice
Pre-heat oven to 375° and roast tomatoes following recipe. When done roasting, keep tomatoes warm.
Bring a pot of water to boil for the spaghetti and spiral slice your zucchini noodles.
Heat olive oil in a medium sauté pan over medium low heat and add shallot. Cook, stirring, until shallot rings are softened, 1-2 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
Add zucchini noodles to the pan and cook 2-3 minutes or until softened. Add the pasta, as many tomatoes as you'd like, herbs and toss together. Place in shallow bowls to serve. If desired, drizzle with a little more olive oil and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.