EASY Zucchini Pasta with Cashew Pesto

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20 min 0 min 1
EASY Zucchini Pasta with Cashew Pesto
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1/2 large Zucchini
1/2 cup Basil, fresh
1/10 cup Cashew nuts, raw
3/4 clove(s) Garlic
1/10 cup Nutritional yeast
1/2 tbsp Nutritional yeast
1/10 cup Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tbsp Lemon juice
1/10 tsp Sea salt
1/8 tsp Black pepper
1/8 tsp Nutmeg, ground (a pinch, more or less)


In a food processor or high powered blender, add garlic cloves, 3 tablespoons olive oil, pepper, and cashews.

Process until smooth.

Add nutritional yeast and salt and process to combine.

Add basil and ¼ cup olive oil and blend again.

Add lemon juice and blend until combined.

Set the pesto aside until you're ready to combine with zucchini noodles.

Chop about ½" off both ends of the zucchini and spiralize.

Add zoodles to a large bowl and mix in the pesto until well-coated.

Serve and ENJOY!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 356
Calories from fat 236
Calories from saturated fat 34
Total Fat 26.2 g
Saturated Fat 3.8 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 18.3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 220 mg
Potassium 747 mg
Total Carbohydrate 16.0 g
Dietary Fiber 7.2 g
Sugars 6.0 g
Protein 13.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 2.5

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