Zucchini Noodles with Arugula-Lime Pesto
A fun twist on classic pesto, this arugula-lime pesto recipe uses just a few simple ingredients and pairs perfectly with fresh zucchini noodles. It's a wonderful summer dish that is sure to be gobbled right up!
Servings 2 servings
- 2 large zucchinis
- 1 cup arugula
- 1 cup basil leaves
- 1/3 cup macadamia nuts (or any other nut/seed you'd like)
- 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
- Juice of 2 limes about 2 tablespoons
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon water more if needed
- Salt & pepper to taste
Using a spiral slicer, turn the zucchinis into noodles. Transfer them to a bowl and set aside.
Combine the remaining ingredients into a food processor fit with the steel blade and process until smooth, scraping down the bowl as needed.
Spoon the pesto onto the noodles (however much or little as you would like) and toss to combine.
Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 776mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1260IU | Vitamin C: 38.8mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 2.4mg