Zucchini noodles with crab

Zucchini noodles with crab

This is the perfect low-carb meal for seafood lovers — tasty, easy to make, unique, and healthy. The tender zucchini goes well with the crab meat. The mayonnaise binds all of the flavors together, and the toasted pine nuts provide a crispy touch.

Zucchini noodles with crab

This is the perfect low-carb meal for seafood lovers — tasty, easy to make, unique, and healthy. The tender zucchini goes well with the crab meat. The mayonnaise binds all of the flavors together, and the toasted pine nuts provide a crispy touch.
USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • ¾ lb 325 g zucchini
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 2 scallionscallions
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 7 oz. 200 g canned crab meat
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp mayonnaise

Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Use a vegetable peeler to slice the zucchini lengthwise into long, noodle-like strips. Arrange the noodles in a baking dish, season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with olive oil. Lightly toss and bake for 10, until the noodles are evenly softened.
  3. Spread the pine nuts on a small baking sheet and toast in the oven for 7 minutes, or until they begin to brown.
  4. Meanwhile, chop the scallions and parsley.
  5. Drain the crab meat and combine with the mayonnaise in a small bowl.
  6. Combine the zucchini, scallions, and parsley in a serving bowl. Arrange the crab meat on top and finish with the toasted pine nuts.

About the recipe

This recipe is part of a collaboration with Pascale Naessens and comes from her book "Pure & Simple"

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