Savory Pesto Zoodle (Zucchini Noodle) Bowl



Savory Pesto Zoodle (Zucchini Noodle) Bowl

Picture this: a vibrant, healthy, and utterly delicious dish that brings together the freshness of zucchini noodles and the bold flavors of pesto. Our Savory Pesto Zoodle Bowl is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a feast for your eyes.

Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchinis, spiralized into noodles
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Toss the spiralized zucchini noodles with a pinch of salt and let them sit in a colander for 10 minutes to remove excess moisture. Then, pat them dry with a clean kitchen towel.
  2. In a food processor, combine the cherry tomatoes, basil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and garlic. Pulse until the mixture forms a chunky pesto.
  3. With the food processor running, slowly drizzle in the olive oil until the pesto reaches your desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the zucchini noodles and sauté for 2-3 minutes, just until they start to soften.
  5. Remove the zucchini noodles from the skillet and place them in a serving bowl. Top with the cherry tomato pesto mixture.
  6. Sprinkle with extra grated Parmesan cheese and pine nuts for garnish.
  7. Serve your Savory Pesto Zoodle Bowl immediately, and enjoy the burst of flavors!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

This Savory Pesto Zoodle (Zucchini Noodle) Bowl is a celebration of fresh ingredients and bold flavors. It’s the perfect dish for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner. With vibrant zucchini noodles, a flavorful cherry tomato pesto, and the satisfying crunch of toasted pine nuts, every bite is a delight.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 26g, Carbohydrates: 12g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 10g

Picture yourself savoring each bite of this Savory Pesto Zoodle Bowl, knowing that you’ve made a wholesome choice for your taste buds and your health. Whether you’re a zucchini noodle enthusiast or new to the trend, this dish will leave you craving more. It’s a recipe that combines simplicity with sophistication, making it a winner for both busy weeknights and special occasions. So, go ahead and indulge in this burst of flavors, and share the joy with your loved ones!

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