Fresh Zucchini Fettuccine Recipe

| 9/18/2015 10:29:00 AM

The perfect late summer or early fall recipe, this raw side dish is low-calorie and a breeze to prepare. The zucchini strips really do look and taste a lot like fresh pasta. The first time I made this for my husband, he said, “Oh great, we’re having pasta tonight!”

zucchini fettuccine in a bowl

Fresh Zucchini Fettuccine Recipe in Tomato Salsa

Makes 4 servings


• 2 medium to large zucchini
• 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped 1
• 10 to 14 leaves fresh basil, minced
• 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
• 2 cloves garlic, minced
• 1⁄8 to 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt
• Freshly ground pepper


Shave the zucchini lengthwise with a vegetable peeler to make the “noodles.” Put the zucchini in a large bowl. Add the tomatoes, basil, oil, and garlic and toss gently until thoroughly combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.