Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles) With Clam Sauce
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • For Zoodles
  • 6 medium zucchinis
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • For Sauce
  • 2 (6.5 ounce) cans minced clams with juice
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Cut zucchini into zoodles using a spiralizer. Place the spiralized zucchini in a colander and toss with the salt until coated. Place colander in a shallow bowl for 20 - 30 minutes while zoodles release their moisture, then pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Meanwhile Prepare Clam Sauce
  3. Meanwhile in a large skillet heat oil over a medium-low heat. Add garlic and cook until golden. Add clams with the juice and the wine and simmer until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Add salt, pepper, parsley and butter. Stir.
  4. Cook Zoodles
  5. When the zoodles are ready to cook, pat them with paper towels. Then heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in another skillet. Add 3 cloves of chopped garlic and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add zoodles (zucchini), and cook about 2 minutes. Stir and cook for one more minute. Then let the zoodles sit for a few minutes to allow any excess water to be released, drain. Transfer to a bowl.
  6. Pour clam sauce over drained zoodles and gently toss. Top with grated parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Gluten Free Homestead at http://www.glutenfreehomestead.com/2015/01/zoodles-zucchini-noodles-with-clam-sauce/