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Vegan Keto Pesto Zoodles


  • Author: Kind and Keto
  • Prep Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15-20 minutes
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Ingredients

  • Vegan Pesto 
    • A bunch of basil
    • 1 tbsp pine nuts
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
    • ½ tsp salt

    Pesto Pasta 

    • 2 medium zucchini
    • 4 tbsp vegan pesto
    • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

    Serving

    • 1 tsp pine nuts
    • Few basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Place basil, olive oil (for pesto), nutritional yeast, lemon juice, pine nuts, salt, and garlic into a food processor. Blend until smooth texture. 1-2 minutes.
  2. Cut ends off zucchini and cut into “noodles” using vegetable spiralizer or peeler.
  3. Transfer zucchini into a large bowl, add salt. In 2 minutes wring out the liquid.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large skillet or a frying pan. Add the zucchini and cook for 2 minutes over medium heat.
  5. Add the pesto and mix well. Continue cooking 2 more minutes for “al dente” or more till soft.
  6. Serve with pine nuts and fresh basil leaves.

  • Category: Dinner