I got a Vegetti for a white elephant present this Christmas and I already love it! For its maiden voyage, I made these garlic butter zucchini noodles and my 1-year-old loved them! This would make a great side or low carb lunch with some meat like we had.
*Naptime tip: Do something else with your free time, this recipe comes together in a flash, no need to prep ahead!
Garlic butter Zucchini noodles
4 small zucchini
2 Tbs. butter
1-2 Tbs. olive oil
3 garlic cloves
1/2 tsp. dry thyme (optional)
Pecorino Romano (optional)
Salt and Pepper to taste
Heat the butter and olive oil in a medium-sized pan over low heat. Grate in your garlic then add your thyme. Let the garlic soften for 3-4 minutes.
Meanwhile, trim the ends then run your zucchini through your spiralizer.
Turn your heat up to medium high, once sizzling, add your zucchini to the pan. Saute until mostly tender. Season with salt and pepper. Top with grated Pecorino. Serve alongside the meat of your choice.
Pan-sear some deli ham or turkey. Top it with plenty of Swiss cheese and let it spill over on to the pan so some of it gets crispy. Serve alongside shredded romaine, dressed with my low-carb “sunny mustard” vinaigrette (made with Splenda).
*Naptime prep tip: Buy whole heads of lettuce, they’re cheaper than salad bags. Shred one head and bag it during naptime at the beginning of the week, then you can add it as needed to meals throughout the week.