Have you heard of Zoodles? They are noodles, made from zucchini!
If you are one of those gardeners that finds yourself buried in zucchini each summer, then you will LOVE this Homemade Pesto Zoodles Recipe. It is a creative and delicious way to use up some of that zucchini and make a yummy and colorful dish at the same time!
This recipe can be made using the highly rated The Original Zoodle Slicer. This handy dandy gadget is a must have in the kitchen (It is a best seller on Amazon here, where it gets GREAT reviews) and it is a heaven sent tool for making delicious zoodles out of zucchini! This recipe is fairly quick and easy, with just a few ingredients:
2 C. fresh basil leaves
1-2 tsb minced garlic
1/3 C. olive oil
3-4 medium zucchini
1 pint of cherry tomatoes, cut in half
salt & pepper to taste
Add the fresh basil leaves, garlic and olive oil to a food processor and pulse until well blended.
Cut the ends off the zucchini and use the spiralizer to make ‘zoodles’
Heat 2 tsp. of olive oil in a pan on medium heat and saute the zoodles for about 10 minutes until heated through.
Add in fresh pesto and cherry tomatoes and continue to heat through for another 3-4 minutes.
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