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Creamy Pumpkin Zucchini Noodles

By Jason Fung, MD

Creamy Pumpkin Zucchini Noodles

This creamy pumpkin sauce is warmed up and sweetened with a little added vanilla. Try it over zoodles for a wonderful holiday side dish. Recipe from All Day I Dream About Food
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Light Meal, Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 187 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp avocado oil divided
  • 2 tbsp onion finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried sage
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream or coconut cream
  • 2 medium zucchini spiralized

Instructions
 

  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring frequently, until it becomes translucent, 2 to 4 minutes. Add dried sage, salt, and pepper and cook 30 seconds more.
  • Stir in pumpkin puree, vanilla and grated parmesan until well combined and smooth. Remove from heat and stir in whipping cream until well combined. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.
  • In a large saute pan, heat remaining oil over medium heat until just hot. Stir in spiralized zucchini and cook, tossing frequently, until just tender.
  • Divide zucchini noodles among for plates. Top with pumpkin sauce and shredded parmesan.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Pumpkin Zucchini Noodles
Amount per Serving
Calories
187
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
17
g
26
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Cholesterol
 
20
mg
7
%
Sodium
 
453
mg
20
%
Potassium
 
393
mg
11
%
Carbohydrates
 
9
g
3
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
5
g
6
%
Protein
 
2
g
4
%
Vitamin A
 
9947
IU
199
%
Vitamin C
 
20
mg
24
%
Calcium
 
41
mg
4
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Light Meal, Side Dishes
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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