Raw Vegan Pesto Pasta
Delicious Italian Raw Vegan Dinner Recipe – Bonus It’s Super Easy To Make
1 Serving Contains
- Calories 484 cals 24% 24%
- Fat 41 g 63% 63%
- Saturates 5g 25% 25%
- Sugar 8 g 0% 0%
- Salt 1.3 40% 40%
Nuts , Gluten , Mustard
So Refreshing Creamy & Delicious – Yummy Pesto Zoodles
By: Rowanna Watson
A favourite with kids and toddlers. This rich, creamy dish is so good, and healthy too.
FOR THE RAW PESTO PASTA
- Courgette (Zucchini) ½
- Cucumber ½
- Basil 4 sprigs
- Pine nuts 50g
- Avocado ½
- Green pepper ½
- Salad leafs 1 cup
- Pink salt pinch
- Pepper pinch
- Cumin ¼ tsp
- Cherry tomato 5
- Black olives 6
- Water 2 tbsp
For the sauce
Cut avocado in half and remove stone. Scoop out the avocado flesh with a tablespoon and place it in your blender
Add 30g of pine nuts to the blender, keeping 20g for topping.
Add basil to the blender, keeping a few leaves for garnishing
Add salt, cumin, pepper, water, and bell pepper to the blender and blitz until smooth
For the pasta zoodles
Wash all produce
Spiralize courgette and cucumber. Sprinkle salt, toss and set aside while you make the sauce
Lay a bed of salad leafs on your serving place
When sauce is ready, strain zoodles and place on top of the bed of lettuce.
Pour sauce over the zoodles
For the garnish
Chop cherry tomatoes in half and place on top of dish
Chop cherry olives in half and place on top of dish
Garnish with black pepper, pine nuts and basil leaves.
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Serving Size 355g
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 28.1g44%
- Saturated Fat 5.5g28%
- Total Carbohydrate 82g28%
- Dietary Fiber 10.6g43%
- Sugars 41.4g
- Protein 21.7g44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
What’s It Good For?
Zucchini or Courgettes are different names for the same vegetable. They’re filled with nutrients that help digestion and also help to cleanse your body.
PRO TIP: If you find raw zucchini (courgette) bitter. Sprinkle the zoodles with pink Himalayan salt and set aside for 5 minutes. Alternatively, you can use all cucumbers. Whatever you prefer.
Did you know that cucumber is a fruit? (not a vegetable). Cucumbers are bursting with vitamin k and water. Vitamin k is particularily useful for promoting bone and blood metabolism, and encouraging healthy clotting
One amazing quality of basil is that it contains omega-3 fatty acids. Additionally it contains vitamin K, manganese, iron, vitamin A, and vitamin C. Basil also helps detoxify your body.
Pine nuts are good for your heart, they also contain magnesium and vitamin E
Avocados have more potassium than bananas, they contain healthy fats. Avocados also contain lots of beneficial nutrients such as vitamin k, folate, vitamin c, potassium, b vitamins and vitamin e.
Who Made This?
“Hey, I’m Rowanna – certified holistic health coach and best selling author. Born and living in Scotland, UK with my husband and 3 children (all vegan). I write evidence-based health content for several multi-million dollar companies. Focusing on natural, kind ways to optimize health and wellbeing for my international clients. I also write recipes, books and courses that will inspire you to live a life filled with energy and joy.“
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