This pasta dish is fancy and fun. Make noodles out of zucchini and incorporate a rich pesto sauce for a meal everyone will love.Ingredients
2 small zucchini
1/2 cup fresh basil
1/4 cup pine nuts
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
2 TBSP olive oil + 1 TBSP
3 cloves garlic
1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes, roughly chopped
Slice the zucchini with a julienne slicer or vegetable noodle slicer.
In a food processor or blender, purée the basil, pine nuts, cheese and garlic. Slowly pour in the 2 TBSP olive oil with the blender on.
In a sauté pan, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add zucchini noodles and stir, cooking until almost tender, about 3-4 minutes.
Add pesto and sun dried tomatoes and stir until everything is warmed and tender.
Dish up and top with extra Parmesan if desired.
- For 1/4 the recipe
- Calories 179
- Total Fat 15g
- Sodium 266mg
- Carbohydrates 5g
- Dietary Fiber 1g
- Sugar 2
- Protein 6