Raw Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Pesto

I combined all of my favorite end-of-summer garden vegetables and created this simple, raw, vegetarian spiralized zucchiniand pesto dish.

 

Raw-Zucchini-Noodles-with-Tomatoes-and-Pesto

Yield :

Serving: 4
Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups
Pointsplus: 4
Smart Points: 4

Ingredients :

For the Pesto:

  • 1 cup packed fresh basil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • ¬†kosher salt & pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

For the zoodles:

  • 21 oz (3 medium or 4 small) zucchinis
  • 1 cup heirloom grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste

Preparation :

In a food processor pulse basil, garlic, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper until smooth. Slowly add the olive oil while pulsing. Set aside.

Spiralize the zucchini, cut it into smaller strands if they are too long and place them in a work bowl. Toss with the pesto and tomatoes and season with salt and pepper as needed
Nutriton :
  • Calories: 148
  • Fat: 12 g
  • Carb: 9 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 102 mg (without salt)
  • Cholesterol: 4 mg

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