Zesty Zoodles that will transform your Meat free Monday!

For me, Meat Free Monday is about more than just not eating meat one specific day a week – it’s about experimenting withΒ vegetables in ways which you normally wouldn’t. Why not try your zoodles cold and your avocado warm?!

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1 courgette/ zucchini
1 carrot – peeled
3 cherry tomatoes – quartered
1/2 an avocado
1 clove of garlic – minced
1/4 of a chilli – finely chopped
The juice of one lemon
2 1/2 tbsp of olive oil
Sprinkle of lemon pepper
Handful of pine nuts
Small bunch of chopped fresh parsley

– If you are not a Meat Free Monday participant or you’re making this another day of the week, some hot crispy bacon mixed through this dish is to die for!

Method:

  1. Spiralize the courgette and carrot and add to a large bowl.
  2. Mix in the lemon juice and 2 tbsp of the olive oil with the “noodles”, sprinkle with the lemon pepper.
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  3. In a small pan toast the pine nuts and set aside.
  4. Mash the avocado with a fork.
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  5. Add the remaining 1/2 tbsp of olive oil to the pan and lightly saute the garlic and chili for about 30 seconds before adding the avocado.
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  6. Reduce the heat and continue to cook until the avocado has heated through.
  7. Mix half of the parsley through the “noodles”, add the avocado and tomatoes to the bowl.
  8. Scatter the pine nuts and the remaining parsley over the top, serve and enjoy!FullSizeRender (74)
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