Creamy Avocado Pesto Zoodles Recipe | Yummly

Creamy Avocado Pesto Zoodles

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  • 6 zucchini (medium-large)
  • 1 garlic clove (small)
  • 1 handful fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts (or blanched almonds)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 avocados (medium ripe, pitted)
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt
  • ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium8% DV180mg
    Fat31% DV20g
    Protein12% DV6g
    Carbs7% DV21g
    Fiber44% DV11g
    Calories270Calories from Fat180
    Total Fat20g31%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat180
    Total Carbohydrate21g7%
    Dietary Fiber11g44%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C120%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Shannon Kay 10 months ago
    Was okay. I think next time we will make it without the avocado and just add pesto.
    Cyn a year ago
    The first time it was a bit bland so I added more salt and garlic
    A bit bland but I sautéed some mushrooms and added them for protein and taste
    Kate 2 years ago
    Personally, I love this! I’m not one to add sugar, salt, or many spices to most of my meals, so this was a hit for me! Others who tried it did say it was a bit bland though. I would recommend it for anyone whose taste buds are use to not so strong flavors! A healthy option though!
    Hello Brenda! 2 years ago
    Easy to make and very healthy, however it does taste a bit bland and I’m not sure what one would add. But if you’re in the mood for something healthy and simple this is an excellent choice!
    Lyn 3 years ago
    Turned out well. This is my second vegan meal from this app.
    Rebecca Colborne 3 years ago
    Super quick, easy, and yummy! Perfect for a hot night-no oven!
    Minda C. 4 years ago
    Did not work for me. I love avocado, I love zoodles, and I love pesto so I immediately thought I would love this dish. But the avocado on soft slippery zoodles was just toooooooo oozy-creamy in my palate. I tried to add more pesto to cut in more flavor, if not more texture to the dish, but it did not help me who prefer lots of texture in my food. I may try the avocado pesto on crunchier veggie noodles and top my zoodles with chunkier veggie sauces.
    Aren G. 5 years ago
    Just did it with brown rice pasta and already had some home made Pesto. Turned out delicious! Would do again.