Zucchini Pasta

Are you looking to spice up your meals with a light and delicious option? Why not try something different tonight, such as Zucchini Pasta with ground turkey! This dish is sure to tantalize your taste buds while still being low in carbohydrates. It’s made from simple ingredients that won’t break the bank, and it takes only minutes to make! Plus, this nutritious dinner option is perfect for seniors who are health-conscious or just want variety in their diets. Let us show you how easy it is whip up this tasty meal for yourself or your family today!

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Zucchini Pasta



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  • 2-3 large zucchini

  • 1 cup of favorite brand of pasta sauce

  • Olive oil

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 5 large asparagus spears

  • Basil leaves, to garnish

  • Optional: May add 1 cup of ground chicken/turkey


  • Spiralize or thinly slice the zucchinis and shave the asparagus by peeling it into strips with a vegetable peeler. Keep the asparagus tips for future use and toss the remaining asparagus stalks. You can also include the asparagus tips if desired.

  • Add 2 teaspoons olive oil to deep nonstick frying pan.

  • Turn on stove to high heat.

  • Add zucchini and asparagus and stir around for a few minutes until softened and starting to sweat.

  • In sauce pan, add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and heat ground chicken/turkey (if using) on med high.

  • Add pasta sauce and garlic powder to sauce pan and heat up.

  • Add pasta sauce to zucchini and asparagus and mix well together.