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Raw Zucchini Pesto Pasta

I wasn’t sure what to do with all the zucchini I got at the farmer’s market, but this Raw Zucchini Pesto Pasta was the perfect solution. This week I was gifted a spiralizer, and decided to put it to good use. I made this light and flavorful zucchini pasta, that makes for the perfect salad or appetizer. It took less than 10 minutes to prepare, and can be customized however your heart desires.  You can even use our Light Pesto recipe to toss in this recipe!

zucchini pestoZucchini is a phenomenal, light alternative to dense pasta.  I love to make this recipe when I’m in a hurry and looking for something quick and healthy.  Especially after those long days at work and I cannot wait to eat.  Zucchini is a type of summer squash that can typically be found in the store all year long.  It is an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin B12, and manganese.  Zucchini also provides vitamin A, potassium, phosphorous, and folate.  This recipe adds your daily dose of vitamins and minerals in a delicious way!

Start off by spiralizing your zucchini into a bowl.  Massage the pesto into the zucchini pasta with your hands to evenly coat the noodles.  Add onions, tomatoes, and feta cheese to the mixture.  Finally, add a pinch of salt and pepper and enjoy this delicious entree.  

zucchini pesto
These zucchini noodles make a great light dish for warm summer days.  Bring to work for a quick and easy lunch or enjoy at home for a light dinner.  By making your own pesto, you’ll save some money and add some nutrition to your dish! Feel good about making the whole meal from scratch! The pesto, onion, tomato, and feta give the noodles all the punch they need. How do you like to dress up your noodles?  Let us know in the comment section below! xo

Raw Zucchini Pesto Pasta
Total Time
7 mins
 
Servings: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 medium-sized yellow zucchini
  • 1/3 cup of pesto
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • 1/4 cup of onions chopped
  • 1 ounce of feta cheese
  • Salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Spiralize the zucchini into a bowl.
  2. Massage pesto into zucchini pasta with your hands.
  3. Add onions, tomatoes, and feta cheese.
  4. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Enjoy!

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