Monday, July 20, 2015

Summer lunch with zucchini Zoodles


Hi everyone. I don't know how is it in your country, but it is REALLY hot in Switzerland. I am enjoying the weather though, for the first time it feels like real summer here :) 
Saying that, do you as well feel, that in the hot days you don't have cravings for warm dishes? When it is hot, it is natural to crave more cooling foods, such as raw veggies :) 
So, today we prepared a dish with raw zucchini noodles. Zoodles are easy to prepare, and a great way to eat up the ever coming zucchinis from your garden (or neighbor's garden :)
After having this goodness full of veggies, you will feel refreshed and light, ready to continue your day in the high temperatures. 

Here is what you need:
servers 3 people

For the Spaghetti
- 1 bigger zucchini
- 1 smaller head of cauliflower
- 1/2 head of broccoli
- 3 carrots

For the sauce: 
- 2 medium tomatoes
- 3 dried tomatoes
- 4-5 basil bigger leaves
- 2 tbsp white almond butter
- water  
- salt and pepper according to taste

Method:
  1. Spiralize the zucchini with a spiralizer. If you don't have one, don't worry, you can use your peeler to cut the zucchini into thin slices.
  2. Wash and cut all other veggies (cauliflower, broccoli and carrots). Add it to the zucchini noodles
  3. Place all ingredients for the sauce into a deeper bowl, where you can use the immersion mixer.  Gradually add the water as you start mixing the ingredients. Add as much water, that a fluid sauce is created.
  4. Pour the sauce over the zucchini... voaallaaaaaaa , your lunch is ready :)
  5. Smile, share and enjoy :)
ps: I couldn't resist to add a spoon of spelt noodles to the lunch, just to try how is it.. it was great :)