If you're trying to stay organic, cut carbs, avoid gluten, dairy, nuts, and sugar but you LOVE pasta you'll love this Raw Zucchini Pasta with Basil Pesto recipe.

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Raw Zucchini Pasta with Basil Pesto

If you're trying to stay organic, cut carbs, avoid gluten, dairy, nuts, and sugar but you LOVE Pasta, you'll love this recipe. Enjoy the fun of eating fresh spaghetti-like noodles over a basil pesto sauce that will have you coming back for seconds. Not to mention the great nutrients you’re packing into the sauce. Makes for a great dinner party dish!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: dairy free, easy, gluten free, healthy, nut free, pasta, raw, spaghetti squash, zucchini pasta
Author: Derek Henry

Equipment

  • Food Processor
  • Vegetable Spiral Slicer (Julienne Peeler or Mandolin will work)

Ingredients

  • 3 ea medium-sized zucchinis
  • 10 ea cherry tomatoes for garnish
  • 3/4 cup packed basil leaves
  • 3 tbsp pumpkin seeds lightly toasted if you like
  • 1 tsp lemon salt
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

Making the Sauce

  • Place all the basil pesto ingredients, except for the oil, in a small food processor
  • Pulse to combine
  • Slowly drizzle the oil in a consistent stream while the machine is running. Once all the oil is in, continue blending for about 15 seconds
  • Set sauce aside

Making the Pasta

  • Peel zucchinis and cut off the ends
  • Run the zucchinis through vegetable spiral slicer
  • Put zucchini noodles in a bowl and lightly toss with basil pesto
  • Garnish with cherry tomatoes cut in half and a couple basil leaves

Recipe Author

Derek Henry is the Founder of Healing the Body and the THRIVE Online Health Program. He educates, coaches, and inspires thousands of others to transform their health through a natural and holistic approach. To date, he has helped his THRIVE participants heal over 20 different chronic disease conditions, making it one of the most successful health programs in the world. To learn more visit HealingtheBody.ca
Derek Henry of HealingtheBody.ca

Derek Henry of HealingtheBody.ca

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