Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 0 min 3
Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto
Health Highlights


2 medium Zucchini (tops removed)
1 cup Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
2 avocado(s) Avocado (for pesto)
15 leaf Basil, fresh (for pesto)
2 clove(s) Garlic (for pesto)
1/4 cup Nutritional yeast (for pesto)
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for pesto)
2 tbsp Parsley, fresh (for pesto)
1 pinch Salt (for pesto)


  1. Using a spiralizer, cut your zucchini into ribbons and set them aside.
  2. In a food processor, combine all the ingredients for the pesto and blend well (avocado, basil, garlic, nutritional yeast, olive oil, parsley, and salt).
  3. Toss the pesto with the tomatoes and noodles. Enjoy!


Nutritional Highlights

  • Zucchini may help to improve digestion and lower blood sugar levels, it is a good source of folate, vitamin B6 and potassium.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 399
Calories from fat 279
Calories from saturated fat 45
Total Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 5.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 20.5 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 109 mg
Potassium 1529 mg
Total Carbohydrate 24.3 g
Dietary Fiber 14.7 g
Sugars 8.7 g
Protein 13.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 4.0

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