Zucchini Noodle Pasta
- prep time 10 min
- total time 20 min
- serves 2
2 zucchinis, julienned
¼ cup + 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons pine nuts
¼ cup Parmesan cheese plus additional for garnish
1 clove garlic
¼ cup parsley
¾ cup fresh basil leaves
1 cup prepared tomato sauce, warm
salt and pepper
1. In a food processor, pulse together pine nuts, cheese, garlic, parsley and basil. Drizzle in all but 1 teaspoon olive oil and pulse until a smooth paste forms. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
2. Heat remaining olive oil in a non-stick skillet. Add the zucchini noodles and cook for 2 minutes until slightly softened. Divide noodles between plates and top with tomato sauce and 2 tablespoons of prepared pesto. Garnish with parmesan cheese and a fresh sprig of basil.