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Avocado Alfredo Zucchini Noodles

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From the American Heart Association:

4 Servings | Serving Size 1 ½ cups

Ingredients

• 4 Tbsp olive oil (extra virgin preferred, divided use)

• 15-20 peeled, raw, medium shrimp (rinsed, patted dry)

• 2 to 3 medium to large unpeeled zucchini, ends trimmed

• 1 medium avocado (peeled, pitted, cut)

• 1/4 cup fresh basil

• 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

• 2 medium garlic cloves

Directions

1. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat, swirling to coat the bottom. Cook the shrimp for about 4 minutes, or until pink on the outside, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat. Transfer the shrimp to a large bowl. Cover to keep warm. Wipe the skillet with paper towels.

2. Put the zucchini on a cutting board. Using a spiralizer, julienne peeler, or mandoline, make zoodles from the zucchini.

3. In the same skillet, still over medium heat, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons oil, swirling to coat the bottom. Put the zoodles in the skillet.

4. In a food processor, process the avocado, basil, lemon juice, and garlic until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

5. Stir the sauce into the zoodles. Cook for about 3 to 4 minutes, or until the zoodles are tender and the sauce is heated through, stirring occasionally. Stir in the shrimp. Cook for 1 minute.

Nutrition Info

302 Calories

3.0 g Sat. Fat

108 mg Sodium

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