Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai



Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai

Picture yourself sitting by the bustling streets of Bangkok, savoring the vibrant flavors of traditional Pad Thai. Now, imagine enjoying all that deliciousness while sticking to your healthy eating goals. That’s where our Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai comes in. It’s a mouthwatering twist on the classic Thai dish, with all the zesty flavors you crave, but with a low-carb, veggie-packed twist.

Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchinis, spiralized into noodles
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)

Instructions

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the minced garlic and sliced red onion, sautéing until fragrant and translucent.
  3. Push the onion and garlic to the side of the pan, and pour the beaten eggs into the other side. Scramble the eggs until cooked through.
  4. Add the spiralized zucchini noodles, julienned red bell pepper, and carrot to the pan. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until the vegetables are tender but still crisp.
  5. Stir in the bean sprouts and cooked eggs.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, and red pepper flakes. Pour the sauce over the noodle mixture and toss to combine.
  7. Serve the Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai hot, garnished with chopped peanuts and fresh cilantro.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Our Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai is a healthier take on the classic Thai dish, packed with colorful veggies and the perfect balance of sweet, savory, and spicy flavors. It’s quick and easy to make, making it an ideal weeknight dinner option.

Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 280 | Total Fat: 17g | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 12g | Fiber: 5g

Picture yourself enjoying this Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai, a dish that combines the best of Thai street food with your dietary preferences. It’s a delightful journey for your taste buds, offering a symphony of flavors and textures. Plus, with zucchini noodles as the star, you can indulge guilt-free. So, go ahead and savor this healthy twist on a beloved classic. Your taste buds and your waistline will thank you.

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