Mediterranean zucchini spaghetti with lemon sauce

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The zucchini spaghetti, combined with lemon sauce, represents the true taste of spring for me. It is a light and wonderful weeknight dinner.

 

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 20 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 232 / Protein 12g / Carbohydr. 78g / Fat 15g

Ingredients (2 servings)

1chili (small)
40 golives
20 gsundried tomatoes (in oil)
3zucchini
50 mlvegetable stock
40 gpine nuts
0.5lemon (zest)
0.5lime (zest and juice)
1 tbspolive oil
olive oil for frying
salt
pepper

Utensils

pan, spiral slicer, fine grater, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Sauvignon Blanc
Here you can’t go wrong with a light, crisp Sauvignon Blanc. The bouquet of the wine completes the citrus freshness of the dish.

Step 1

Mediterranean zucchini spaghetti with lemon sauce

Finely dice chili. Roughly chop olives and tomatoes. Cut zucchini into thin strips using a spiral slicer.

spiral slicer, cutting board, knife

1 chili / 40 g olives / 20 g sundried tomatoes / 3 zucchini

Step 2

Mediterranean zucchini spaghetti with lemon sauce

In a pan, sauté zucchini over medium heat in some olive oil. Add vegetable stock and continue to sauté for approx. 5 – 7 min. until softened.

pan

50 ml vegetable stock / olive oil for frying

Step 3

Mediterranean zucchini spaghetti with lemon sauce

In a separate, grease-free pan, toast the pine nuts over medium heat for approx. 2 – 3 min. Then, add the chili, tomatoes, and olives and continue to sauté for an additional 2 – 3 min.

pan, cooking spoon

40 g pine nuts

Step 4

Mediterranean zucchini spaghetti with lemon sauce

Add lemon zest and lime zest and juice to pan.

fine grater

0.5 lemon / 0.5 lime

Step 5

Mediterranean zucchini spaghetti with lemon sauce

Add zucchini to pan. Season with salt and pepper. Add some olive oil and stir well to incorporate. Enjoy!

1 tbsp olive oil / salt / pepper