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Recipe: Zucchetti Bolognese with Knorr mix

healthy substitute for pasta. Made by foodblogger Sophie Jorissen

How’s everyone doing? Today I’m sharing one of my favorite recipes in the entire world: Zucchetti Bolognese, made with one of the brand new and all natural Knorr-mixes! This saves me lots of time, because all the necessary herbs are already in this little bag of theirs. 

Zucchetti isn’t pasta, but it’s actually spaghetti made with zucchini! I love my pasta of course, but when I’m in need of something a bit lighter this is exactly what I’ll prepare. Its taste is very similar, but it’s veg only and therefore very healthy. So, about a week ago I was invited by Knorr to taste their new mixes. At first I was a bit hesitant, because everyone knows that instant mixes contain lots of additives. This one was a bit different though, because they only contain natural ingredients. Happy me! After the event I got to take a few mixes home to try them out and I absolutely loved them. So why not make a recipe of it? It’s super quick and easy! Check it out.


Grocery List (for 2):

2 zucchini’s
2 fresh tomatoes
Olive Oil
2 garlic cloves
1 onion
1-3 canned sardines (on oil)
1 Leek
1  Knorr Spaghetti Bolognese Mix (they are called: Natuurlijk Lekker)
A few drops of lemon

You also need: a Spirelli


Recipe: Zucchetti Bolognese (for 2)

  1. Remove the skin of the onion & the garlic cloves, smash the garlic with a knife and cut it into tiny pieces. Then cut the onion and chop up the leek.
  2. Put some olive oil in a big frying pan and add the garlic. Also add 1-3 (depending on how much you like them) sardines. Let the sardines sort of ‘melt’ into the olive oil. Make sure you cook it on very low heat, because it burns easily. After your kitchen is filled with a lovely Italian scent, you can add the onion as well  ;-).
  3. Put a little bit of water in the pan and add the Knorr Spaghetti mix. Make sure you don’t forget to stir and let it boil for about five minutes. Now I like to add some real tomatoes, so what I do is I cut them up into tiny chunks and I add them to the mixture.
  4. Use a spirelli to make strings of zucchini. I got mine here. Some people boil their zucchetti or eat it raw, I like to cook it together with the sauce so all the flavors can really sink into the zucchetti (about 4-7 minutes).
  5. At the end you can add the leek, so its crunchy texture still remains.
  6. You can also add a bit of avocado on the side. I love it on meat-less Mondays ;), but if you want some meat make sure to add it after finishing step number 2.
  7. Time to eat!

healthy substitute for pasta. Made by foodblogger Sophie Jorissen

healthy substitute for pasta. Made by foodblogger Sophie Jorissen

zucchetti: a healthy substitute for pasta. Made by foodblogger Sophie Jorissen

zucchetti: a healthy substitute for pasta. Made by foodblogger Sophie Jorissen

healthy substitute for pasta. Made by foodblogger Sophie Jorissen

Let me know what you think? I’m super curious! Tag me in you pictures if you happen to make it via @radishtowear.

…Oe. In case you were wondering, The sweater is from Tommy Hilfiger


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7 Comments

  • Reply
    Lisanne
    October 26, 2015 at 9:11 am

    Lekkaaa! Vraagje: Zit er veel suiker in zo’n pakje?

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    Sarah
    October 23, 2015 at 2:31 am

    Wat een super recept! Heb het vanavond meteen klaar gemaakt. Het is een perfecte mix van kruiden, vis en groente. Heerlijk en super makkelijk te maken, dus ideaal als je met een groep eet. Zeker een aanrader! Ik heb ‘m al in m’n receptenboek gezet :)

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    E
    October 22, 2015 at 11:26 am

    Wauw! Klinkt echt mega lekker. Ga het zeker een keer proberen.

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    Lilian
    October 22, 2015 at 11:19 am

    Hmm lijkt me heel lekker, vooral die combi met vis!

  • Reply
    josée
    October 22, 2015 at 10:39 am

    Oh wat ziet dit er lekker uit! Ik ga het vanavond meteen proberen. Easy does it :)

  • Reply
    Lies
    October 22, 2015 at 9:58 am

    Jammie! Ziet er lekker uit! Én het eten ook :P

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