Dinner

Zucchini Alfredo

A Nutritious, Rich and Savory Zucchini Dish

Ingredients

Uncooked Egg Noodles 1 12oz package
Zucchini 4 cups, shredded
Milk 1/2 cup
Vegetable Oil 3 tablespoons
Cream cheese 4oz, cubed
Tomato Paste 1 6oz can
Black Pepper To taste
Garlic 2 cloves, minced
Fresh Basil 1/2 cup, chopped
Parmesan Cheese Grated, as desired
Salt To taste

15 minutes to prepare, 15 minutes to cook, ready in 30 minutes

This nutritious zucchini dish has a creamy and savory taste, and can be seasoned to individual tastes and preferences. Easy and quick to prepare, this is perfect for a healthy weekday meal, and saves well for leftovers. This is also a great option for parents with picky eaters in the family! A low calorie option that’s guilt-free, even with the creamy flavor.

Step 1: Boil water and add egg noodles

Step 2: Heat and cook for about 8 minutes, to be served al dente

Step 3: Heat oil over skillet, add in garlic, and heat for 2 minutes

Step 4: Add in zucchini, cook for about 10 minutes, until no longer moist

Step 5: Add in milk and cream cheese to skillet

Step 6: When cheese is melted, mix in basil and salt/pepper as desired

Step 7:Top with grated parmesan cheese

Equal parts nutritious and savory, you may opt to top with veggies or add in onion for an additional kick. A healthy and creamy dish the family can enjoy, that comes in at less than 400 calories per serving, and only takes half an hour to prepare!

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