Almond Butter and Veggie Zoodles

By Simple Green Smoothies
March 22, 2017
1 Comments


Author Notes: The sauce is absolutely IRRESISTIBLE. It’s full of bright colors and flavors for a satisfying veggie meal.Simple Green Smoothies

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or melted coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, sliced diagonally into 1/2" pieces
  • 1/2 cup broccoli cut into small florets
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 cup carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium zucchini, spiraled
  • red pepper flakes for sprinkling
  • OPTIONAL: sesame seeds for sprinkling

FOR SAUCE

  • 2 tablespoons canned full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon tamari
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced

Directions

  1. Whisk sauce ingredients together in a medium bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in large pan. Add the green onions and sauté for 1-2 minutes, then add broccoli, carrots, and red bell pepper. Lower heat, if needed. Cook until vegetables are bright in color, and just barely tender.
  3. Toss gently to coat the veggies with the sauce. Let simmer to thicken the sauce.
  4. Remove from heat and serve immediately on top of the zoodles. Garnish with red pepper flakes and sesame seeds, if desired.

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Beth July 17, 2017
Do you cook the spiraled zucchini first? Or pour the sauce over it raw?<br />Thanks.