Avocado Pesto Zucchini Noodles

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Avocado Pesto Zucchini Noodles

These low carb noodles are a great replacement for pasta! The recipe calls for tomato, but you can omit if you are sensitive to nightshades.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 2


  • 1 spiralizer or you could buy pre-spiralized zoodles, or cut zucchini into ribbons using a vegetable peeler


  • 3 medium to large zucchini cut into noodles using a spiralizer
  • 1 ripe avocado peeled and pitted
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup sliced cherry tomatoes optional
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast optional
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Prepare the zucchini noodles by spiralizing (unless using pre-spiraled).
  • Make the avocado pesto by combining the avocado, basil, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic in a blender or food processor until smooth. Add salt ,pepper, and nutritional yeast (if using) to taste.
  • Sauté the zucchini noodles in a pan with oil or butter until soft.
  • Fold the avocado pesto into the zucchini noodles. Also fold in the cherry tomatoes if using. Let simmer for 2 minutes. You can add meat sauce, chicken, or other protein of your choice!
Keyword Candida Cleanse Friendly, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Paleo
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