These zucchini noodles with avocado & mint pesto make a delicious lunch or side dish. Made with a few simple ingredients, and ready in 10 minutes.
I've been so excited to try making my own Zucchini Noodles at home, and I finally got a chance to try out our new spiralizer yesterday.
It works giant pencil sharpener, and only took about 10 minutes to produce a whole bowl of zoodles! The green spiralizer in this photo came from our local kitchen store, and was only $15. Definitely a great investment if you love raw veggies!
Zucchini Noodles With Avocado Mint Pesto
- 4 small/ medium organic zucchinis
- 1 avocado
- 2 lemons, squeezed
- 3 sprigs of mint
- A handful of spinach or kale
- 3 sprigs of oregano or thyme
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 2 cloves of garlic
- Himalayan salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
This recipe is so easy! Wash all the veggies well, then spiralize the zucchini into a medium sized bowl. In a food processor, add the avocado, garlic, lemon juice, mint, basil, oregano, olive oil and salt & pepper. Blend until the sauce is creamy and smooth. Mix the pesto into your bowl of zucchini noodles, and enjoy! Garnish with fresh sliced cherry tomatoes and some sprigs of basil and mint. This noodle bowl is a good lunch on a warm day, or makes a nice dinner paired with steamed spinach and some brown rice on the side.
This recipes is fully raw and vegan. It feels so good on the digestive system to eat raw veggies sometimes! The wonderful part is, you feel like you're eating a filling bowl of creamy pasta.