Raw zucchini pasta, is just the dish you need when you are watching those calories, want to eat healthy yet not skip meals.When you love food,but do not want to eat unhealthy, when you want to eat raw but not a salad!Be it zucchini noodles recipe or carrot noodles it looks attractive.
Zucchini or courgette is one of the easiest vegetables to grow in temperate climate. It has its ancestry in America .Also called marrow in some parts of the world, it belongs to same family as pumpkins, squash and cucumbers.
Italian flour pasta,lentil one or the raw one.. it is one thing you will never be bored of.
Benefits of Zucchini
The humble Zucchini is very low in calories.It is also loaded with foliate, provitamin A and potassium. It has only 17 calories for 100 grams. Unlike cucumber, we can cook zucchini in a versatile manner. The best part about this squash is that has a delicate flavor.
One can cook it with little butter or very little oil making it ideal vegetable for salads, soups, juices, breads, ratatouille, baking and crepes, as used in Europe. You can also serve zucchini with minced meat, rice, herbs in stew like in the Middle East. These days stuffed zucchini and zucchini curry is very popular in many African nations.
Zucchini flowers are an exquisite delicacy in markets and fried in very little oil and light coating of tempura batter. You can also cut zucchini with a spiralizer to make the very popular zucchini noodles or zoodles recipe like those that they do it in Vietnam or Thailand or enjoy it as quesadillas as in Mexico.You can serve zucchini noodles recipe with chicken or with cheese.However,raw vegan recipes have their own following.Zucchini noodles with pesto are light and healthy
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