Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto & Shrimp

Zucchini noodles and avacado pesto

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Seeing this recipe makes me want to say, “SHUT UP AND GET IN ME BELLY!” There is so much healthy goodness, BUT on top of that, it is crazy with great taste! I can hardly wait to hear from you guys, telling how good this dish tasted. Kudos to Eating Well for this recipe.
Ingredients

  • 5-6 medium zucchini (2 1/4-2 1/2 pounds total), trimmed
  • ¾ teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ cup unsalted shelled pistachios
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil plus 2 tablespoons, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound raw shrimp (21-25 count), peeled and deveined, tails left on if desired
  • 1-2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning

For the directions, please check out http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/257004/zucchini-noodles-with-avocado-pesto-shrimp/

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 3/4 Cups Each

Per Serving:

446 calories; 33.2 g total fat; 4.7 g saturated fat; 159 mg cholesterol; 713 mg sodium. 1271 mg potassium; 15.8 g carbohydrates; 6.6 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 25.9 g protein; 1144 IU vitamin a iu; 55 mg vitamin c; 112 mcg folate; 141 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 110 mg magnesium;

Exchanges:

6 Fat, 3 Lean Protein, 1 1/2 Vegetable

Nutrition Profile:

  • Dairy-Free
  • Soy-Free
  • Healthy Aging
  • Low-Calorie
  • Egg Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Healthy Immunity