This dish is hearty and satisfying for both the health-conscious and zoodle-skeptical. My husband said it looked 'gourmet' and that the taste was 'restaurant-quality'. I prepped the ingredients ahead of time and threw it together at dinner time. This photo could have been better - I didn't think to take one until my husband self-served his second helping!

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir sausage until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer sausage to a bowl.

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  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in the same skillet; cook and stir mushrooms and onion until onions are softened and mushrooms are softened yet still firm, about 5 minutes. Add chicken broth and asparagus; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Season mixture with salt and pepper.

  • Move vegetables to the edge of the skillet and add half-and-half, flour, and butter; cook and stir until a thick and smooth sauce forms, 5 to 7 minutes. Add sausage to the skillet and stir vegetables into sauce.

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook fettuccine in the boiling water until tender yet firm to the bite, 1 to 3 minutes; drain.

  • Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a separate skillet over medium heat; cook and stir garlic until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add zucchini noodles (zoodles) and red pepper flakes; cook and stir until tender yet firm to the bite, 5 to 7 minutes. Mix fettuccine into zoodle mixture.

  • Divide zoodle-fettuccine mixture among serving plates and top with sausage mixture. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over each.

Nutrition Facts

599 calories; 29.3 g total fat; 139 mg cholesterol; 1382 mg sodium. 53.7 g carbohydrates; 30.3 g protein; Full Nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
12/05/2017
The recipe was great. I however didn't season it enough. This was my first time making zoodles. The manual zoodle maker that I have is for the birds! I need to find something better to use. Maybe if I attached it to a drill or something.:) Thanks for the recipe. I will be making this again. Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 4 stars
04/09/2016
There were a lot of steps to this but it turned out great. I made as written except that I used shredded parm instead of shaved. I did end up adding more red pepper because we like it spicy. The one suggestion I have is to add a fresh herb as garnish. I used parsley because that is what I had on hand but basil would have been nice too. Great recipe and one that is sure to impress! Read More
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  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
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Rating: 4 stars
04/09/2016
There were a lot of steps to this but it turned out great. I made as written except that I used shredded parm instead of shaved. I did end up adding more red pepper because we like it spicy. The one suggestion I have is to add a fresh herb as garnish. I used parsley because that is what I had on hand but basil would have been nice too. Great recipe and one that is sure to impress! Read More
(4)
Rating: 5 stars
12/05/2017
The recipe was great. I however didn't season it enough. This was my first time making zoodles. The manual zoodle maker that I have is for the birds! I need to find something better to use. Maybe if I attached it to a drill or something.:) Thanks for the recipe. I will be making this again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/12/2018
This was so good. Nice flavors and looks great. Sure to impress at any dinner party. Read More
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