Creamy Avocado Pesto Zoodles

A quick, easy, low-carb alternative to your regular pasta!

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Recipe: Creamy Avocado Pesto Zoodles

Ingredients

3-4 cups zucchini noodles
1 tbsp olive oil

 

For the Sauce
2 ripe avocados
1 cup basil leaves
3 cloves garlic
¼ cup pine nuts
2 tbsp lemon juice
½ tsp sea salt
3 tbsp olive oil


Directions

  1. Set zucchini noodles aside on paper towels so that any excess water is soaked up.
  2. In a food processor, add avocados, basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, lemon juice and sea salt and pulse until finely chopped. Then with the motor still running, add olive oil in a slow stream until emulsified and creamy.
  3. Drizzle olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat then add zucchini noodles, cooking for about 1 to 2 minutes until tender.
  4. Add zucchini noodles to a large bowl and toss with avocado pesto. Season with cracked pepper and a little Parmesan, serve and Enjoy!