Next time you're looking to eat a little lighter without sacrificing flavor, give this dish featuring Pure Farmland® Turkey Bacon a try.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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

Directions

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  • Prep: Cook turkey bacon in a skillet over medium heat until browned and crispy, 5 to 7 minutes. Dice.

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  • Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Place sunflower seeds on baking sheet, and toast for 4 to 5 minutes.

  • Make Pea Pesto: In food processor, add basil, parsley, peas, garlic, pine nuts, lemon zest and juice, and cheese. Pulse to combine. With machine running, add in olive oil and mix to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Make Zucchini Pasta: In colander, toss zucchini with kosher salt and allow to sit for 10 minutes.

  • Heat a large saute pan over medium heat and add olive oil. Add zucchini to pan and cook for 3 minutes, or until slightly softened.

  • Add in 1 cup Pea Pesto and stir to combine. Add sun-dried tomatoes and cook for additional 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Remove to platter and top with arugula, smoked mozzarella, sunflower seeds, and turkey bacon.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of pea pesto. The actual amount of pesto consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

404 calories; protein 16.8g; carbohydrates 15g; fat 32.7g; cholesterol 32mg; sodium 1088.2mg. Full Nutrition
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