Zoodles with Pesto

Zucchini noodles are deliciously satisfying, nutritious and easy to prepare!

Ingredients

  • 3 medium zucchini's
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups (packed) basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 + 2 cloves garlic - chopped
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 small onion - chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes - chopped
  • 1 (5 oz.) package of Olivia’s Organics Baby Spinach - chopped
  • Salt and pepper - to taste

Preparation

  • Spiralize zucchini to create noodles (you can also buy zoodles prepared in most grocery stores). Set aside.
  • In a blender or food processor, make the pesto: add 1/2 cup olive oil, basil, walnuts, 2 garlic cloves, salt and pepper and blend until smooth. Remove from blender and stir in the cheese. Set aside.
  • In a very large sauté pan, heat the remaining olive oil and sauté the onion and tomato for 4 minutes, stir in the remaining garlic and cook another minute. Add in the zucchini noodles, spinach and 1/2 cup pesto (more if desired). Combine all the ingredients and season with salt and pepper. Sauté for 5 more minutes.

Categories: Entree, Spinach