Zucchini Noodles with Olive and Tomato Pesto

January 7, 2016

Such a quick meal. It honestly doesn’t take longer than 10 mins to whip this dish together. Of course you can add the pesto to any kind of pasta, but not only do the zucchini and the pesto really compliment each other but the pesto makes for a pretty filling and hearty meal. I really hope you enjoy this!

 

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Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 6 small zucchinis (they are easier to spiralize)
  • 2/3 c green olives
  • 2/3 c sun dried tomatoes (without oil)
  • 1/3 c blanched almonds
  • 1 handful of basil
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • salt

Method:

Spiralize your zucchinis using a spiralizer. If you don’t have one, just julienne your zucchini. Add the noodles into a bowl and cover with 2 tbsp olive oil and some salt. Let them sit while you make the pesto.

Add the almonds into a food processor and pulse a few times until they turn into a very coarse meal. Then add the olives, tomatoes, basil and 3 tbsp of olive oil and process until it forms a creamy pesto.

Heat a pan on medium heat and add in the zucchini noodles and the pesto. Mix until the pesto is spread evenly and the noodles are warm. Be careful to not over cook them. ENJOY!

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  • Reply ayitl January 7, 2016 at 12:11 am

    looks amazing. I really want to try to make homemade pesto!

    • Reply aboutthatfood January 7, 2016 at 12:14 am

      YES! Please do and let me know how it turned out 🙂 x

  • Reply Peace.Love.Veggies January 7, 2016 at 12:15 am

    Looks incredible!

  • Reply Heba vs Reason January 7, 2016 at 1:20 am

    Reblogged this on Heba vs Reason.

  • Reply sarmichell3 January 7, 2016 at 3:42 am

    Yummy ! Looks delicious

  • Reply The Lighthearted Kitchen January 7, 2016 at 3:57 am

    What a nice presentation! 🙂 Amazing picture!

  • Reply Brooke Ridgeway January 8, 2016 at 10:58 pm

    Beautiful presentation, looks delightful!!

  • Reply Beet & Thyme Gnocchi January 15, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    […] can obviously add them to any kind of sauce you like, I had them with some homemade pesto from this recipe and sprinkled some nutritional yeast on […]

  • Reply Poem and Dish January 22, 2016 at 11:33 pm

    Love the sound of this..

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