Mediterranean zucchini spaghetti with lemon sauce

Mediterranean zucchini spaghetti with lemon sauce

111 ratings

Merlind, journalist


„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 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
1
chili (small)
40 g
olives
20 g
sundried tomatoes (in oil)
3
zucchini
50 ml
vegetable stock
40 g
pine nuts
½
lemon (zest)
½
lime (zest and juice)
1 tbsp
olive oil
olive oil for frying
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 1  chili (small)
  • 40 g olives
  • 20 g sundried tomatoes (in oil)
  • 3  zucchini
  • 50 ml vegetable stock
  • 40 g pine nuts
  • ½  lemon (zest)
  • ½  lime (zest and juice)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • olive oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

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

Enjoy with

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.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
344
Protein
17g
Fat
22g
Carb
17g

Step 1/5

Finely dice chili. Roughly chop olives and tomatoes. Cut zucchini into thin strips using a spiral slicer.
  • 1 chili
  • 40 olives
  • 20 sundried tomatoes
  • 3 zucchini
  • spiral slicer
  • cutting board
  • knife

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

Step 2/5

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.
  • 50 ml vegetable stock
  • olive oil for frying
  • pan

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.

Step 3/5

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.
  • 40 pine nuts
  • pan
  • cooking spoon

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.

Step 4/5

Add lemon zest and lime zest and juice to pan.
  • ½ lemon
  • ½ lime
  • fine grater

Add lemon zest and lime zest and juice to pan.

Step 5/5

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

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