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Zucchini Noodles With Marinara Sauce

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Zucchini Noodles With Marinara Sauce

Zucchini Noodles With Marinara Sauce

Zucchini Noodles with Marinara Sauce is a delicious and nutritious dish that is perfect for those looking for a healthy and low-calorie meal to support their weight loss goals. By replacing traditional pasta with zucchini noodles, this recipe significantly reduces the calorie and carbohydrate content while providing a generous serving of vegetables. The marinara sauce, made with tomatoes, garlic, and herbs, is rich in antioxidants and nutrients that support overall health. This dish is a great option for anyone who wants to enjoy a satisfying, flavorful meal while still maintaining a healthy, balanced diet.
Total Time 35 mins
Course Weight Loss
Servings 4
Calories 105 kcal


  • 5 large zucchini
  • Fine sea salt
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced thin
  • 1 large can 28 oz San Marzano tomatoes peeled, with their juices
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 sweet yellow onion peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon basil fresh, chopped
  • Parmesan cheese optional


  • Begin by using a mandolin to grate the zucchini into thin strings.
  • Begin by using a mandolin to grate the zucchini into thin strings.
  • Allow the noodles to sit for 30 minutes to remove any excess liquid while you prepare the marinara sauce
  • Heat a medium pan over medium-high heat, add one tablespoon of butter. Then add the mushrooms and sauté them until they are browned
  • Next, add the canned tomatoes and their juices, the remaining butter, onion, and salt. Bring the mixture to a boil
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and allow the sauce to simmer for 30-40 minutes.
  • Discard the onion from the sauce and mix in the chopped basil.
  • Toss the marinara sauce with the zucchini noodles until they are evenly coated.
  • Add grated parmesan cheese to taste and serve immediately. Enjoy your delicious and healthy zucchini noodles with marinara sauce!


  • Calories: 105kcal
  • Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Protein: 6g


Calories: 105kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 6gFat: 2gFiber: 5g
Keyword Healthy, Marinara Sauce, Zucchini Noodles
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