7
Mar
14

Zoodles and Meatballs! (Zucchini Noodles)

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This delicious, nutritious and perfectly bariatric friendly recipe is high in good quality protein and all good carbs, just what we like!

GATHER

  • 12 leftover crock pot turkey meatballs and sauce (1/2 batch)
  • 1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 (8 oz each) zucchinis, cut into long julienne strips (with a mandolin or spiralizer)
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper, to taste

MAKE

  • Make the meatballs in the crock pot according to directions here.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. When hot add the oil, onions and garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Increase heat to medium-high and add the zucchini, season with salt and pepper to taste and cook about 1 minute. Give it a stir to mix everything around and cook another 1 to 1-1/2 minutes, or until the vegetables are cooked through yet firm.
  • Divide the zucchini between 3 bowls and top with 4 meatballs and sauce, add some grated cheese and enjoy!

EAT

  • Servings: 3
  • Serving Size: 1 cup zoodles, 4 meatballs
  • Calories: 325
  • Protein: 25 grams
  • Carbs: 25 grams
  • Fat: 15 grams

 

Zoodles recipe:

http://www.skinnytaste.com/2013/08/zoodles-and-meatballs-zucchini-noodles.html#more

Meatball recipe:

http://www.skinnytaste.com/2011/11/crock-pot-italian-turkey-meatballs.html

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