Zucchini Pasta and Marinara Sauce

Category: Main Dishes  


4-6 zucchini
3/4 yellow or white onion, chopped
2 tablespoons of coconut or grape seed oil
1 28 oz can of chopped stewed tomatoes
3 garlic cloves, minced
1-2 cups mushrooms, sliced
1/2 teaspoon Italian herbs
1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup chopped basil


Remove both ends from the washed zucchini
Place in a spiralizer and spiral all the zucchini’s and set aside
On medium heat, saute garlic, mushrooms, and onion in a pan with 1 tablespoon of coconut or grape seed oil 1-2 minutes
Add the canned tomatoes, Italian herbs, chili flakes, salt and pepper and let it cook while stirring frequently
In a separate pan, use the remaining coconut or grape seed oil and sauté the the zucchini
Stirring frequently to soften all the zucchini. When soft, remove and place in a serving dish. Make sure not to let the zucchini get too soft or mushy.
Add the marinara sauce to the zucchini and the basil and serve.
Optional: Add grilled shrimp or scallops