Creamy Zucchini Ribbon “Pasta”

Not one but two healthy surprises come with this clever “pasta” dish. The noodles are actually made from fresh, raw zucchini, and the creamy “alfredo” sauce is just a simple, light coating of Greek yogurt. No cooking required! Bon appétit!

Kick up the flavor of this raw pasta dish with red pepper flakes

Creamy Zucchini Ribbon ‘Pasta’

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 lb. large zucchini
1 tsp. sea salt
1/4 cup Greek plain yogurt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast

Directions

1. Using the julienne blade of a mandoline, slice zucchini into long, thin strips. Transfer zucchini to a large bowl; add sea salt and set aside for 20 minutes.

2. Squeeze zucchini to remove excess water; add remaining ingredients. Gently toss to combine.

3. Serve.

Amie Valpone

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food.

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Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food.

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