Zucchini Pasta Salad with Parmesan (Atkins Diet Phase 1) | dietplan-101.com

This is a healthier and gluten-free alternative to standard pasta. Zucchini pasta is suitable for those on Low Carb Diet, Atkins Diet, and Gluten-Free diet. Keep the zucchini skin for more health benefits. The skin offers an extra concentrated source of nutrients, vitamins, and dietary fiber.

Yields: 2 servings (Each serving: 4.3 g Net Carbs)

Zucchini Pasta Salad with Parmesan


  • 1 medium green zucchini (julienned)
  • 1 medium yellow zucchini (julienned)
  • 1 1/2 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • grated lemon zest (of 1 lemon)
  • salt & ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 3 tbsps grated Parmesan
Zucchini Pasta Salad with Parmesan


  1. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, and zest in a large salad bowl. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  2. Add in zucchini strips and gently toss to coat well.
  3. Add in grated Parmesan and toss to mix.
  4. Serve.