Tasty Pesto Zucchini Noodles
If you’re seeking a vibrant and wholesome meal that’s as delightful to your taste buds as it is to your health, look no further than these Tasty Pesto Zucchini Noodles. This recipe effortlessly combines the garden-fresh goodness of zucchinis with the bold flavors of pesto, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your palate.
- 3 medium zucchinis
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Spiralize the zucchinis into noodle-like strands and set aside.
- In a blender, combine the fresh basil, pine nuts, garlic, and grated Parmesan. Pulse until well blended.
- With the blender running, drizzle in the olive oil until a smooth pesto sauce forms. Add salt and pepper to taste.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the zucchini noodles, cherry tomatoes, and pesto sauce. Toss gently to coat everything evenly.
- Divide the zucchini noodle mixture into serving bowls. Garnish with additional pine nuts and grated Parmesan if desired.
- Serve fresh and enjoy the burst of flavors and textures in every mouthful.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yield: 2 servings
These Tasty Pesto Zucchini Noodles are a celebration of summer on a plate. The crisp zucchini noodles intertwine with the fragrant basil pesto, while the burst of cherry tomatoes adds a juicy pop. It’s a light yet satisfying dish that brings together the essence of garden-fresh ingredients.
Nutrition per serving: Calories: 280, Total Fat: 21g, Carbohydrates: 12g, Protein: 10g
Make this recipe your own by customizing the ingredients and flavors. Whether it’s a quick weekday dinner or a weekend gathering, these zucchini noodles will be a star on your table. Embrace the simplicity and healthfulness of this dish, and let its flavors transport you to a sun-kissed garden with every bite.