This zucchini pasta cashew stir fry recipe is a quick, healthy and delicious meal. It’s vegetarian, gluten free and ideal for those on a low calorie diet!
So, here I am back with yet another fantastic spiralizer recipe. You’ll love this one. (I know I say that about all my spiralizer recipes, but you will!)
The crunchy cashews and zucchini just seem to belong together. They create a unique taste sensation against a tangy lemon background flavour.
This is a perfect comforting weeknight dinner and it only takes 30 minutes to make!
The spiralizer I got for Christmas (details below) has been out at least once every week since.
I just seem to keep coming up with new ideas for recipes, like this zucchini pasta cashew stir fry that seem to work.
Long may that continue. My spiralizer is definitely proving it’s worth!
This is a fantastic filling and nutritious recipe. It’s great for those of us on the run and needing to get something healthy to eat quick!
Why choose Zucchini Pasta Cashew Stir Fry?
- Normally in a traditional pasta dish the protein would be found in the pasta.
- Here the cashew nuts provide the protein instead of pasta and are the “filling” element in this recipe.
- This zucchini pasta cashew stir fry is high in iron and zinc too. These help keep our blood cells healthy and our immune systems strong.
Read all about the essential minerals iron and zinc in the vitamins and minerals section.
For this Zucchini Pasta Cashew Stir Fry you may need…
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- Spiralized courgette spaghetti with chickpeas is not only a low carb, low fat and healthy recipe but it’s really easy to make too.
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Don’t Miss Next Tuesday’s Hillwalking Pictures!
Folks, if you managed to read the previous banana almond overnight quinoa recipe published last Thursday, you’ll know that last weekend I was heading for a weekend in the hills.
I’m sure I’m not the only one who has a demanding job, but to be able to get into the car and drive away from work and all it’s challenges, to spend the day peacefully rambling about the stunning Scottish mountains and being in awe of that amazing scenery is something I don’t take for granted. I know I’m very lucky.
So, it was a great weekend, an EPIC weekend……..catch up with me on Tuesday to check out those Braemar hillwalking weekend pics and a bit of a recap. In the meantime here’s a bit of a teaser with a little video I did. 🙂
Ah, the piece and quiet! 😀
Zucchini Pasta Cashew Stir Fry Recipe
If you don’t have any cashew nuts available, try unsalted peanuts instead. They work equally well in this recipe.
I’d love to hear what you think of my recipe in the comments below and please do rate my recipe 5* if you like it! 🙂
Zucchini Pasta Cashew Stir Fry
- 60 g cashew nuts
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic crushed
- 1 small onion peeled and thinly sliced
- 180 g broccoli broken into small florets
- 2 spring onions sliced
- 2 medium sized zucchini / courgettes spiralized
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp freshly chopped parsley
- 1 tbsp freshly grated parmesan
- Heat wok or frying pan, add cashew nuts and dry roast them, stirring often until golden, remove and set aside.
- Add the olive oil to the wok or frying pan, and heat gently. Add the garlic and sliced onion and stir fry for 1 to 2 minutes until soft.
- Add the broccoli and spring onions and stir fry for a further 4 to 5 minutes (add small drops of water if required to prevent sticking).
- Add the spiralized zucchini / courgette, lemon juice and roasted cashew nuts. Stir fry for a further 2 to 3 minutes until the zucchini / courgette is al dente.
- Serve topped with freshly chopped parsley and freshly grated parmesan cheese.