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Healthy Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Avocado Pesto

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Healthy Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Avocado Pesto
 
Zucchini noodles tossed together in a creamy avocado pesto for a delicious healthy weeknight dinner that is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan and can be easily made in under 20 minutes!
 
Serves: 8 Servings
Ingredients
  • 6 large zucchini, spiralized
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
For the Sauce:
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • Cracked black pepper, to taste
 
Instructions
  1. Spiralize your zucchini and set aside on paper towels so that any excess water is soaked up.
  2. In a food processor, add avocados, basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, lemon juice and sea salt and pulse until finely chopped. Then with the motor still running, add olive oil in a slow stream until emulsified and creamy.
  3. Drizzle olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat then add zucchini noodles, cooking for about 1 to 2 minutes until tender.
  4. Add zucchini noodles to a large bowl and toss with avocado pesto. Season with cracked pepper and a little Parmesan, serve and enjoy!
 
Nutritional Information
Serving Size: 1½ cups • Calories: 214 • Fat: 17.1 g • Saturated Fat: 2.1 g • Carbs: 13.2 g • Fiber: 6.1 g • Protein: 4.8 g • Sugar: 4.2 g • WW Freestyle Points: 5