Pesto Chicken Zoodles

Gluten Free
Health score
23%
Pesto Chicken Zoodles
45 min.
3
286kcal
18.88%sweetness
100%saltiness
17.58%sourness
23.98%bitterness
54.5%savoriness
61.84%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • tsp cajun spice 
  • 16 oz chicken breast sliced for the week to save time! (batch cook chicken )
  • 0.8 cup basil fresh
  • 0.8 cup basil fresh
  • clove garlic peeled
  • Tbsp garlic salt 
  • 0.5 cup olive oil separated ( into 2 -)
  • Tbsp parmesan cheese grated
  • servings salt and pepper to taste
  • large zucchini 

Equipment

  • food processor
  • frying pan
  • sauce pan
  • tongs

Directions

  1. To get started, place 1/4 cup of olive oil into a medium saucepan and allow to heat on medium heat. Once warm, place zucchini in pan and then sprinkle with garlic salt and cajun seasoning. Toss with tongs to get all of the zucchini coated with oil and seasoning. Cover with a lid and steam for two to three minutes.
  2. Remove lid, toss zucchini noodles again and then cover for another 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat.In the mean time, place the basil, garlic, and grated parmesan cheese into a food processor. Slowly add the olive oil, and then set to the side.
  4. Add zucchini noodles, pesto, and chicken to a medium dish and toss until everything is fully coated.
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Nutrition Facts

Calories286kcal
Protein49.84%
Fat39.06%
Carbs11.1%

Properties

Glycemic Index
66.67
Glycemic Load
0.88
Inflammation Score
-8
Nutrition Score
28.377826086957%

Flavonoids

Apigenin
0.03mg
Luteolin
0.04mg
Myricetin
0.02mg
Quercetin
1.44mg

Taste

Sweetness:
18.88%
Saltiness:
100%
Sourness:
17.58%
Bitterness:
23.98%
Savoriness:
54.5%
Fattiness:
61.84%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:286.05kcal
14.3%
Fat:12.45g
19.16%
Saturated Fat:2.31g
14.45%
Carbohydrates:7.97g
2.66%
Net Carbohydrates:5.33g
1.94%
Sugar:5.51g
6.12%
Cholesterol:98.22mg
32.74%
Sodium:2742.37mg
119.23%
Protein:35.75g
71.5%
Vitamin B3:16.93mg
84.67%
Vitamin B6:1.53mg
76.61%
Selenium:49.63µg
70.9%
Vitamin K:64.36µg
61.29%
Vitamin C:42.84mg
51.92%
Phosphorus:420.57mg
42.06%
Potassium:1182mg
33.77%
Vitamin A:1501.15IU
30.02%
Manganese:0.58mg
28.92%
Vitamin B5:2.65mg
26.5%
Vitamin B2:0.38mg
22.29%
Magnesium:88.01mg
22%
Folate:66.39µg
16.6%
Vitamin B1:0.2mg
13.52%
Vitamin E:1.91mg
12.74%
Zinc:1.79mg
11.91%
Iron:1.98mg
11.03%
Copper:0.21mg
10.61%
Fiber:2.63g
10.54%
Calcium:83.18mg
8.32%
Vitamin B12:0.32µg
5.41%
Vitamin D:0.16µg
1.06%
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