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Keto Zoodles with White Clam Sauce

Keto Zoodles with White Clam Sauce

  • Author: Mellissa Sevigny
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: keto dinner recipes

Description

Make this easy Keto Zoodles with White Clam Sauce in just minutes.  Perfect for summer dinners on the patio!  Low carb, gluten free, Paleo


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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter (ghee for Paleo)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt (less if using table salt)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 pounds small clams or 1 large can of baby clams, drained
  • 8 cups zucchini noodles
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

Instructions

  1. In a large saute pan over medium high heat, combine the butter, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  2. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes or until fragrant.
  3. Add the wine and lemon juice and cook for 2 minutes until slightly reduced.
  4. Add the clams and cook for 2 – 3 minutes or until all are opened (discard any that don’t open).  If using canned, cook for 2 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Remove from the heat and add the zucchini noodles.  Toss to coat and let sit for 2 minutes or until softened to your liking.
  6. Stir in parsley and lemon zest.  Taste and season with additional salt if desired.
  7. Garnish with  red pepper flakes for heat, parmesan cheese, and or chopped cooked bacon if desired. (not shown.)

Notes

Net carbs per serving = 7g


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 311
  • Fat: 19g
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 13g

Keywords: Zoodles, zucchini noodles, clams, seafood, Italian, easy, quick, pasta, keto, low carb, paleo, Atkins, gluten free, egg free, nut free