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Zucchini spaghetti with baked fetta and chickpea croutons

It's like the viral pasta recipe you've heard so much about but low-carb.

Like a low carb version of the viral Tik Tok pasta, this tasty dish contains baked feta, tomatoes and zucchini noodles for a quick and easy meal.

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Chickpea croûtons


1.Preheat oven to 200°C. Line two oven trays with baking paper.
2.Place tomatoes on one tray; drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of the oregano leaves. Season. Roast for 20 minutes or until skins start to split.
3.Meanwhile, place fetta on second tray; drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the oil, then sprinkle with chilli and 2 teaspoons of the oregano. Bake for 15 minutes or until fetta is golden on top.
4.Make chickpea croûtons.Combine ingredients in a medium bowl. Cook chickpea mixture in a large heavy-based frying pan over high heat, stirring, for 14 minutes or until crisp. Cool.
5.Using a spiraliser or julienne peeler (see tips), cut zucchini into long noodles; place in a large bowl.
6.Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a small frying pan over medium heat; cook garlic for 2 minutes or until lightly golden. Stir in rind, juice, remaining oil and the parmesan.
7.Add garlic mixture, roasted tomatoes with any cooking juices and remaining oregano leaves to zucchini; toss to combine. Season to taste. Serve zucchini mixture topped with fetta and chickpea croûtons.

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