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Zucchini Alfredo

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish, Side Dish
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 213kcal


  • 3 tbsp butter divided
  • 1 lb zucchini spiralized, about 3 zucchini
  • 3 cloves garlic minced or pressed
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1.5 c whole milk or more as needed
  • .5 tsp dried oregano
  • .25 c half-and-half
  • .25 c parmesan cheese grated
  • .75 tsp sea salt
  • .25 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped


  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add zucchini and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender and heated through, about 3-5 minutes; set aside.
  • Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in the saucepan. Add garlic, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute.
  • Gradually whisk in milk and oregano. Cook, whisking constantly, until incorporated, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in half and half and Parmesan until slightly thickened, about 1-2 minutes. If the mixture is too thick, add more milk as needed; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Stir in zucchini and gently toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with parsley.


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 668mg | Potassium: 455mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 905IU | Vitamin C: 23.5mg | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 0.8mg
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