Wheatless Wednesdays: Zucchini Pasta with Pesto

June 12, 2013

Zucchini pasta with pesto from The Healthy Voyager gluten-free friendly recipe.  Thin strands of zucchini are combined with a bright pesto sauce to create one delicious dish.  To achieve uniform zucchini strands, you can use a julienne vegetable peeler, food processor, or mandolin.  If you prefer your zucchini cooked as opposed to raw, submerge the the vegetable stands in boiling salted water for 30 seconds.

Raw Zucchini Pasta with Pesto

Ingredients:

2-3 medium zucchinis – slice into Fettuccine noodles with a vegetable peeler or mandolin. If you have a spiral vegetable cutter, it will make beautiful spaghetti noodles!
1/2 cup fresh basil
1/4 cup raw pine nuts
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cloves raw garlic
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast or grated pumpkin seeds
 
For full recipe instructions, click here.

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