Tomato basil zucchini pasta

A perfect side dish for the summer heat
Plate of spiralled zucchini noodles, sliced cherry tomatoes and basil
4 servings / 15 min

Prep 10 min / Cook 5 min

  • 2 zucchini, trimmed
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) freshly grated Parmesan cheese 
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
  1. Spiralize zucchini to make noodles. Place in a bowl and toss with cheese. Set aside.
  2. In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat and cook tomatoes and garlic for 5 minutes or until started to soften. Toss with zucchini along with basil to serve. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired.
Nutritional info per serving (1 of 4)
  • Calories 70
  • Protein 3 g 
  • Total fat 4.5 g 
    Saturated fat 1 g 
    Cholesterol 0 mg 
  • Carbohydrates 6 g 
    Fibre 2 g 
    Sugars 4 g 
    Added sugars 0 g 
  • Sodium 55 mg 
  • Potassium 400 mg 

Recipe developed by Emily Richards, PH Ec. ©Heart and Stroke Foundation 2017.



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