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No-Fat Zucchini Noodles with Pesto Recipe

Nutritional Values

Recipe Type:

Veg

Calories 150

kcal

Total Time 30

min

Ingredients For Pesto:

2 cups fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup pine nuts
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup nutritional yeast (for a cheesy flavor)
Juice of 1 lemon
3 tablespoons water
Salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients For Zucchini Noodles:

4 medium-sized zucchinis, spiralized into noodles
Salt for sprinkling

Ingredients For Optional Toppings:

Cherry tomatoes, halved
Pine nuts
Fresh basil leaves

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Prepare Zucchini Noodles:

Spiralize the zucchinis into noodle shapes. Place the zucchini noodles in a colander, sprinkle with salt, and let them sit for about 15-20 minutes to release excess water. Afterward, rinse and pat them dry.

Make Pesto:

In a food processor, combine fresh basil leaves, pine nuts, minced garlic, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, water, salt, and pepper. Blend until you achieve a smooth and creamy consistency. Adjust the seasoning to taste.

Toss Zucchini Noodles:

In a large bowl, toss the spiralized zucchini noodles with the prepared pesto until the noodles are evenly coated.

Serve:

Divide the zucchini noodles with pesto among serving plates. Top with cherry tomatoes, pine nuts, and fresh basil leaves if desired.

Optional: Add Protein:

For added protein, you can mix in grilled chicken, shrimp, or tofu cubes.

Enjoy:

Serve the no-fat zucchini noodles with pesto immediately. Enjoy this light and flavorful dish!

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