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Healthy Zoodles Zucchini Noodles

Course Vegetable side dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Joe Boyle


  • 1 medium zucchini , spiraled into noodles
  • 2/3 cup frozen peas
  • 10 grape tomatoes , halved
  • 3 tbsp basil pesto , (I used Kirkland brand from Cost-co)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • grated Parmesan cheese if desired


  • Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil in a sauce pan and add the zucchini and peas.
  • Boil for 2 minutes then strain to remove the water.
  • Place vegetables back in the sauce pan and add pesto, salt and red pepper flakes, stirring to combine.
  • Finally, add the tomatoes and lightly toss to combine.
  • Serve hot and add a small bit of grated Parmesan if desired