Basil Olive Zucchini Pasta

Basil is one of those herbs that is so bold and flavorful that it can make a dish DELISH! It’s flavor is very strong and a little bit of fresh basil can go a long way! Obviously, I love it in Italian dishes. Flavorful dishes don’t have to be complicated. This dish can be thrown together in just a few minutes and tastes wonderful! Make it for lunch or a quick dinner! Makes 4 servings

Basil Olive Zucchini Pasta

3 zucchinis, spiralized
3 carrots, peeled and spiralized
1 cup cooked chicken, chopped or shredded
2 Tbsp coconut oil or olive oil
1/4 cup olives, chopped (or use an olive tapenade if desired)
1/4 cup fresh basil, finely chopped
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 tsp garlic, minced
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil. Add in zucchini, carrots and chicken. Cook for about 10 minutes or until vegetables are slight soft.
  • Add in olives, basil, tomatoes, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook for an additional 5-10 minutes or until heated through and soft.


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