CREAMY ZUCCHINI SAUCE
This Creamy Zucchini Sauce is bursting with flavor! Made with paprika roasted zucchinis, sour cream, garlic, and fresh herbs, it tastes great with pasta, over rice, or just with a slice of bread.
- 3tbsp.olive oil
- salt and pepperto taste
For the Sauce:
- 1cupsour cream
- 2garlic clovesminced
- 1tbsp.tomato paste
- 2tbsp.chopped dill
- 2tbsp.chopped basil
- saltto taste
Preheat the oven to 400 F.
Mix the zucchini with oil, paprika, salt, and pepper and spread onto a large non-stick baking tray. Bake for about 20 minutes, until soft and slightly browned.
Meanwhile, place all of the sauce ingredients into a medium skillet, stir, and bring to a simmer. Turn off the heat.
Add the baked zucchini to the cream-sauce and mix everything well. Garnish with chopped herbs, if desired.
Watch how to cube zucchini HERE.
What to Serve with This SauceMy favorite way to serve this zucchini sauce is to mix it with some cooked pasta (spaghetti, penne, or linguine), or pour a generous amount of the sauce over boiled rice. You may also enjoy it with your favorite grain (quinoa, farro, bulgur, barley, buckwheat, etc.). Or just serve it with some fresh bread.
Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 871mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3650IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 2.6mg