Zoodles – Noodles made from Courgettes

I will admit to you, there is nothing that can replace freshly made pasta; however when watching our carbs we cannot possibly afford to consider pasta; but we do not have to miss out on those favourites such as Bolognese and Carbonara and with these Zoodles made from courgettes compliment your favourite pasta sauce dishes well. Check out my Beef Bolognese Sauce.

TIP: You do need to plan ahead when using Zoodles as you will need to leave them to drain. The longer they drain, the dryer they will be. Courgettes are full of water and so if you do not drain as much moisture out as possible then you will end up with a soggy mess which will neither taste that good and will make your sauce sloppy.

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Caponata Aubergine Stew

 

This is a delicious Italian aubergine stew using lovely ripe fresh ingredients to really allow you to experience a taste of Sicily. Nice and quick, can be prepared and cooked within about 35 minutes. 20.5 net carbs per portion.

This Sicilian Caponata is great as a filling main meal for dinner. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

For family members not participating in a low carb diet, a few slices of fresh bread or some pasta will give a further authentic feel.

Please see Sicilian Aubergine Stew recipe below.

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