Light and Easy Zoodles – Pasta made of Zuchini

Summer is coming! I can feel it!

As May started the sun started to shine again, too. At lest that is the case in Germany..

Summer means sun, fun, swimming in the sea, heat, BBQ’s in the evenings and a lot more. But sometimes the heat makes it difficult to find the right thing to cook, right?

So be prepared to learn how to cook a quick dinner in only 5 minutes with simple and few ingredients!

 

 

First of all you need either a vegetable peeler or better specific gadget which looks similar to this one:

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Ingredients:

1 couragette per person

Additionally you might want a sauce, parmesan, cottage cheese and pepper, or some olive oil and sun dried tomatoes.

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If you scroll down to the button you get to know the greatest benefits of courgette/zucchini ;-)!

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Instructions:

  1. Clean the couragette and cut it into three pieces
  2. Make vegetti/zoodles out of them
  3. Add the topping of your choice
  4. Either enjoy them cold (perfect for hot summer days!) or heat them up in the microwave

 

I hope you all like it!

Love, Katie

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Good to know:

-Courgette is one of the very low calorie vegetables; provide only 17 calories per 100 g. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Its peel is good source of dietary fiber that helps reduce constipation and offers some protection against colon cancers.

-Courgette hold relatively moderate amounts of folates; provides 24 µg or 6% of RDA per 100 g. Folates are important in cell division and DNA synthesis. When taken adequately during early pregnancy it can help prevent neural tube defects in the fetus.

-Courgette is rich in vitamin A.

 

 

 

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