Zoodles with Avocado Pesto
PREP TIME: 10 MINS
COOK TIME: 5 MINS
1 avocado ripe
Head of broccoli
1 clove garlic
½ cup fresh basil leaves
1 Tbsp lemon juice 15 mL
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 30 mL
Water as needed
Salt and pepper to taste
2-3 zucchinis spiralized or cut into ¼ inch wide strips
Cashews, if desired!
Sauce: In a food processor, blend avocado, garlic, basil leaves and lemon juice until smooth, then mix in extra virgin olive oil. Add water, 1 Tbsp at a time, until sauce reaches a fluid yet thick consistency. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Broccoli: Blanch or steam florets and set aside.
Zucchini Noodles: Saute zoodles with a splash of olive oil over medium/high heat until slightly soft and bright green, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain excess water.
Serve: Toss zoodles with sauce. Add broccoli and cashews, if desired!
Jes Royston | Green Mama Tribe