Have you guys experimented with zucchini noodles yet? If not, I highly recommend investing in a spiralizer to make the most delicious, guilt-free “pasta” dishes — and as the video above demonstrates, dinner comes together quicker than you can say “zoodle.” Watch me make one of my favorite healthy weeknight meals in just over 1 minute, then scroll to the bottom for the recipe.

If you’re looking for more healthy recipe vids, don’t miss my superfood salmon saladperfect roasted veggies, or the one when Chanel and I challenged each other to a breakfast smoothie face-off!

**Video by Eve Tarlo & crew, music by Walter Nichols, photos by Kristen Kilpatrick**

Zucchini Noodle Pesto Pasta

Serves 2 main courses

ingredients


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 2 large (or 4 small) spiralized zucchinis
  • 1 bunch scallions, shredded into ribbons
  • 1/2 cup basil pesto
  • grated parmesan for serving
instructions


  1. Cube & season boneless skinless chicken breast halves with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat extra-virgin olive oil in a skillet on medium-high heat, then sear cubed chickenon all sides. When almost cooked through, add garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  3. Halve cherry tomatoes, then add them to the pan with the  spiraled zucchinis and scallion ribbons.  Sauté until zucchini is tender, just a couple of minutes.
  4. Add a few scoops basil pesto, season with salt, and mix everything until noodles are well coated.
  5. Top with a little grated parmesan and eat!
7 comments
  1. 1
    Marina | April 12, 2016 at 8:54 am

    Looks so summery and delicious!

    Reply
  2. 2
    dianna | April 12, 2016 at 11:12 am

    where is that spiralizer from?

    Reply
  3. 3
    Stephanie | April 12, 2016 at 11:36 am

    Is the pesto something you buy or make?

    Reply
  4. 4
    Clever Girl Reviews | April 12, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    That looks so tasty!

    Reply
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