Keto Spaghetti Salad

Keto Spaghetti Salad

Are you looking for a fresh and satisfying keto-friendly dish that’s perfect for picnics, barbecues, or as a light meal on a warm day? Our Keto Spaghetti Salad is a delicious twist on a classic favorite. Packed with vibrant veggies and flavorful dressing, it’s a low-carb, high-flavor salad that everyone will love.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes (for the spaghetti) Serves: 6 Difficulty: Easy Course: Salad Cuisine: Keto

kcal: 220 per serving

Ingredients:

For the Salad:

  • 8 oz keto-friendly spaghetti (such as shirataki noodles or spiralized zucchini)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup bell peppers (red, green, or yellow), diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup black olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

For the Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

Cooking the Spaghetti:

  1. Prepare the keto-friendly spaghetti according to the package instructions. Drain and rinse the noodles thoroughly with cold water to remove any residual odor.
  2. Once rinsed, place the spaghetti in a large mixing bowl.

Making the Dressing:

  1. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, white wine vinegar, minced garlic, Dijon mustard, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.

Assembling the Keto Spaghetti Salad:

  1. Pour the dressing over the cooked and rinsed spaghetti. Toss until the noodles are evenly coated.
  2. Add the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell peppers, red onion, black olives, and torn basil leaves to the spaghetti. Gently toss everything together to combine.
  3. If desired, sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on top.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.

Note: You can customize this salad with your favorite keto-friendly veggies and proteins, such as grilled chicken or shrimp.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 220
  • Fat: 16g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Total Carbs: 13g
  • Net Carbs: 5g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Sugar: 4g

For more keto-friendly recipes and personalized meal plans, check out the Custom Keto Meal Plan and embark on the 28-Day Keto Challenge. Enjoy your Keto Spaghetti Salad – a delightful and refreshing addition to your keto menu!

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