WOW Recipe: “Zoodles” Zucchini Noodles with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Updated: Aug 30, 2020

Make time: 20 minutes

Make time: 10 minutes

Yields: 6 servings



½ cup - pumpkin seeds, toasted

1/3 cup - tahini

½ cup - basil

½ cup - flat leaf parsley

1/3 cup - cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil

1/3 cup - seasoned rice wine vinegar or lemon

1 teaspoon - paprika

1 teaspoon - salt

white pepper, to taste


6 - zucchinis or 3 cups store bought zoodles/zucchini noodles

½ cup - cherry tomatoes, cut in half


Place all pesto ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth. Set aside.

Place zucchinis in the “pasta maker.” You can also use a mandolin or julienne peeler. If you are using a store bought package of zoodles, simply place them in a large bowl.

Toss Zoodles and pesto in the bowl. If the pesto is a bit thick, add a little water or vinegar to thin it out. Add tomatoes and season with salt and pepper.

Place in refrigerator. Served chilled.

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