Bruschetta Chicken Zucchini Noodles

This bruschetta chicken zucchini pasta dish is low carb, easy and ready in less than 30 minutes. It’s the perfect summer meal.
Bruschetta Chicken Zucchini Noodles

It’s been hot and sticky these last few days and I find myself craving lighter meals. This is a lightened up version of bruschettta pasta, using zucchini noodles instead of pasta.
Bruschetta Chicken Zucchini Pasta
I was also able to use the tomatoes and basil from my garden to create the bruschetta inspired topping. The tomatoes are briefly marinated in olive oil, garlic and basil, tasting just like the bruschetta appetizer, minus the bread.
Bruschetta Chicken Zoodles
The zucchini noodles are tossed in the marinated tomatoes for an easy, light and flavorful dish that can be enjoyed warm or cold. I plan on making this a lot this summer.

Bruschetta Chicken Zucchini Noodles

This lightened version of bruschetta pasta is low carb, easy and ready in less than 30 minutes.

Ingredients:

  • 2 large zucchini, spiralized
  • 1/2 lb chicken tenders or breast
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomato halves (you can also chop up other larger tomatoes)
  • 3 tbsp + 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 fresh basil leaves, hand torn into thin shreds
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese

Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, add tomatoes, 3 tbsp olive oil, garlic, and basil shreds. Mix to combine. Add salt and pepper as needed. Set aside to allow to marinate.
  2. In a large skillet, add 1 tbsp olive oil and bring pan to medium heat. Add chicken and cook until chicken is done and has a light brown sear on each side. Remove chicken from pan and cut into slices.
  3. Add zucchini to skillet. Bring to medium heat and cook until just tender but still crisp. Drain any water released by the zucchini. Remove from stove. Toss the bruschetta topping and chicken with the zucchini noodles. Dish out onto plates. Garnish with parmesan cheese and additional basil shreds if desired.
I used this Paderno 3-blade spiralizer to make my zucchini noodles.

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Low Carb Bruschetta Chicken Zucchini Noodles

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