Zucchini Noodles With Toasted Almonds

Zucchini Noodles With Toasted Almonds

Have you jumped on the zucchini pasta bandwagon yet? The veggie-pasta trend has been around for a couple years, and we’re loving it more than ever in 2015. This recipe is simple, yet loaded with flavor. I love taking these leftovers to work the next day for a hearty and nutritious lunch. Try it out for yourself!

Ingredients:  

  • 6 zucchini, roughly 1.5 lbs.
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. sliced almonds, toasted
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper 

Directions:

  1. Julienne the zucchini, place in a colander, sprinkle with the salt and drain. Then use paper towels to squeeze out the excess moisture.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add zucchini noodles, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to the skillet.
  4. Stir well while cooking for 4-5 minutes, or until the noodles become tender.
  5. Before removing from heat, add the almonds and stir.
  6. Remove from heat and serve.

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