Zucchini Noodle Caprese Bake
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 pkg (12 oz) Del Monte® Zucchini Noodles
  2. 1 tbsp olive oil
  3. 1 tbsp cornstarch
  4. 1/3 cup 35% whipping cream
  5. 2 tbsp basil pesto
  6. 1/4 tsp salt
  7. 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  8. 1 fresh mozzarella cheese ball (about 4 oz), sliced
  9. 1/4 cup torn fresh basil leaves
Instructions
  1. Preheat broiler to high. Heat oil in ovenproof skillet set over medium heat; whisk cornstarch with 2 tbsp water. Add cornstarch mixture, cream, pesto and salt to skillet; bring to simmer. Add zucchini noodles and toss to coat. Simmer for about 2 minutes or until zucchini begins to soften and sauce has thickened slightly.
  2. Add cherry tomatoes and toss well. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until tomatoes have softened; remove from heat.
  3. Layer mozzarella slices over top. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is golden and melted.
  4. Garnish with torn basil leaves.
Notes
  1. • Add sliced black olives, capers or chopped anchovies if desired.
  2. • Garnish with pine nuts if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

  • Per 1/4 recipe
  • Calories 270
  • Fat 22g
  • Cholesterol 50mg
  • Sodium 430mg
  • Carbohydrate 8g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 9g