Zoodles Tossed In Cashew Cilantro Pesto Recipe (Vegan)

These zucchini noodles are delicious, has high content of vitamin C, carbohydrates, protein and fiber, making it a super food for losing weight.

Nithya Anantham
Zoodles Tossed In Cashew Cilantro Pesto Recipe (Vegan)
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Zoodles Tossed In Cashew Cilantro Pesto Recipe are a fun way of introducing zucchini in our diets. Zoodles are nothing but zucchini noodles. Zucchini has high content of vitamin C, carbohydrates, protein and fiber, making it a super food for losing weight. Since, it has higher water content, it makes you feel fuller. We will prepare the zucchini noodles and toss it in a delicious yet healthy cashew cilantro pesto sauce. Cashew, on contrary to what people say is much healthier as compared to the other nuts. The proanthocyanidins and high copper content in cashews helps in fighting colon cancer. It also aids in having healthy bones and nerves. The cashew cilantro pesto is made vegan, making it suitable for people following the vegan diet. 

Serve the Zoodles Tossed In Cashew Cilantro Pesto Recipe along with Roasted Tomato and Pumpkin soup for light weeknight dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as

  1. Zoodles In Creamy Basil Pesto Recipe
  2. No Cream Healthy Broccoli Pasta Recipe

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

15 M

Cooks in

5 M

Total in

20 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Green zucchini , spiralized into thin noodles
  • 2 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/4 cup Cashew nuts
  • 1 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea salt
  • Black pepper powder , a pinch
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

How to make Zoodles Tossed In Cashew Cilantro Pesto Recipe (Vegan)

  1. To begin making Zoodles Tossed In Cashew Cilantro Pesto Recipe, clean and spiralize the zucchini to thin noodles using a vegetable spiralizer and keep aside.

  2. You can alternatively slice the zucchini to thin and long juliennes.

  3. To prepare the cashew cilantro pesto, add all the ingredients mentioned to make pesto into a mixer grinder and prepare a smooth paste using little water and keep aside.

  4. Heat oil in a pan, sauté the garlic till golden. Add the zucchini and toss it for a minute and switch off the flame.

  5. Once the zucchini gets little colder, add the prepared pesto and mix well.

  6. Garnish with a sprig of coriander leaves and serve the Zoodles Tossed In Cashew Cilantro Pesto Recipe.

  7. Serve the Zoodles Tossed In Cashew Cilantro Pesto Recipe along with Roasted Tomato and Pumpkin soup for light weeknight dinner.

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