Quick & Easy Pesto Zoodles

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Creamy pesto with fresh zucchini noodles. These are a healthy, low carb, paleo and gluten free alternative to regular noodles. You won't even miss the pasta! Arguably the best zoodle recipe out there.

It’s official. I’m an addict. I can’t seem to stop making zoodle recipes.  They are just an easy veggie to work with, they emulate regular noodles so well that you hardly notice a difference when you swap them for traditional spaghetti noodles in your favorite dishes.  The fact they can can be served raw or cooked opens up even more opportunities to experiment with new and tasty dishes!

Creamy pesto with fresh zucchini noodles. These are a healthy, low carb, paleo and gluten free alternative to regular noodles. You won't even miss the pasta! Arguably the best zoodle recipe out there.

With 1/8 of the carbs and an 1/8 of the calories, you would be remiss not to give zoodles a shot. Swap them out for regular noodles the next time you make your favorite pasta dish and see what all the fuss is about!

No carbs…no gluten…just a giant bowl of gorgeous green zoodles ready to be manipulated into a fresh and flavorful meal that will leave your belly full and your taste-buds happy.

Creamy pesto with fresh zucchini noodles. These are a healthy, low carb, paleo and gluten free alternative to regular noodles. You won't even miss the pasta! Arguably the best zoodle recipe out there.

Ready for the recipe for my latest zoodle triumph? You got it!

Quick & Easy Zoodles with Pesto
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Ingredients

  • 4 zucchinis, washed
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves (from about 3 large bunches)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Pecorino
  • 1/2 tsp coarse kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • Cherry tomatoes

Instructions

  1. Spiralize the zucchini.
  2. Place zoodles in a colander and salt liberally (don't skip this step or you'll get a sticky soggy mess) Let sit for 20 minutes then soak up extra moisture with a paper towel.
  3. While the zoodles are sitting, combine the basil, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped.
  4. Add the oil and process on low until smooth.
  5. Transfer to a large bowl and add cheese and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Mix well & serve over zoodles.
  7. Garnish with sliced grape tomatoes
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Told you it was quick and easy! Hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Happy zoodling!


Creamy pesto with fresh zucchini noodles. These are a healthy, low carb, paleo and gluten free alternative to regular noodles. You won't even miss the pasta! Arguably the best zoodle recipe out there.

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