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Pesto Zoodles with Tomatoes

When warmer weather hits, the last thing you want to do is heat up your house cooking a meal. These no-cook pesto zoodles are the perfect light and healthy dish for summer. Just spiralize zucchini, toss in pesto and top with tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and fresh basil. Have leftover grilled chicken or shrimp on hand? Toss it in for added protein.

Pesto Zoodles with Tomatoes

Pesto Zoodles with Tomatoes

When warmer weather hits the last thing you want to do is heat up your house cooking a meal. These no-cook pesto zoodles are the perfect light and healthy dish for summer. Just spiralize zucchini, toss in pesto and top with tomatoes, Parmesan cheese and fresh basil. Have leftover grilled chicken or shrimp on hand? Toss it in for added protein.

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchini
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

Instructions

  1. Spiralize zucchini using a spiralizing tool. Place on paper towel-lined plate and let sit 10 minutes to absorb excess moisture.
  2. Toss zoodles with pesto. Divide between 2 bowls and top with tomatoes, cheese and basil.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 129Total Fat: 9gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 298mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 6g

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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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