Zoodles In Creamy Basil Pesto Recipe

This is a perfect dish for the days when you want to eat something healthy and delicious.

Gauravi Vinay
Zoodles In Creamy Basil Pesto Recipe
67 ratings.

Zucchini noodles or spiralized zucchini tossed in a creamy Pesto makes for a satisfying grain free meal and also keeps the nutrient quotient high. This is a perfect dish for the days when you want to eat something healthy and delicious.

Serve Zoodles In Creamy Basil Pesto along with Summer Lettuce Salad for a healthy dinner.

You can also try other Pasta recipes such as

  1. Desi Style Masala Pasta
  2. Burnt Garlic Pasta with Mushroom
  3. Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta

 

Cuisine: Italian Recipes
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

    For the pesto
  • 2 cups Basil leaves , Loosely packed
  • 1 Avocado , pitted
  • 6 Cashew nuts , whole
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese , grated
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • Salt , to taste
  • For the zoodles
  • 2 Green zucchini
  • Olive Oil , as needed
  • Other ingredients
  • 5 Sun Dried Tomatoes , chopped
  • Basil leaves , to garnish

How to make Zoodles In Creamy Basil Pesto Recipe

  1. To begin making the Zoodles In Creamy Basil Pesto, firstly we will make the Basil Pesto. Add basil, parmesan, nuts, garlic in a food processor/blender and coarsely grind.

  2. Add avocado, pinch of salt and lemon juice and pulse to just combine. You should still be able to see little chunks of avocado. Set it aside

  3. The next step is to prepare the Zoodles. Spiralize the zucchini using a spiralizer or using a Mandolin slicer and place the zucchini on the Mandolin slicer horizontally and make sure the Zucchini is safely attached to the safety holder and slice the whole length of the zucchini.

  4. Quickly toss the Zoodles in a hot pan with olive oil for about 30 seconds. Remove from heat quickly and transfer to an another dish.

  5. Gently toss the Zoodles in the creamy basil pesto and top it with sun-dried tomatoes and basil.

  6. Serve Zoodles In Creamy Basil Pesto along with Summer Lettuce Salad for a healthy dinner.

Gauravi Vinay

Last Modified On Friday, 29 December 2017 14:14
     
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