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Lemon Ricotta Zucchini Noodles

Lemon Ricotta Zucchini Noodles are a perfect low carb "pasta" option that's a rich yet healthy Italian dinner that's perfect for weeknights.
Servings 4 servings
Calories 209 kcal
Author Sabrina

Ingredients

  • 6 zucchini spiralized
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup part-skim ricotta
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese shaved
  • 1 lemon juiced and zested
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
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Instructions

  1. Add the zucchini and olive oil to a large pot and saute on medium high heat for 5-6 minutes until softened.

  2. Mix together the ricotta, water, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.
  3. Add the ricotta mixture to the zoodles, stir together and warm through then serve immediately (preferably with additional lemon zest on top).
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Ricotta Zucchini Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 209 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 476mg 20%
Potassium 862mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 8g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 17%
Vitamin C 81.1%
Calcium 25.4%
Iron 8.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.