Pesto & Zucchini Noodles

ceed2-79351e_beffb2ed34c1495aa40d0cbc72eef6c0mv2_d_1440_1920_s_2I absolutely had to try this recipe and I am so glad I did. Pesto, sometimes spelled as pasto or the original dish pesto alla genovese–it is a sauce originating in Genoa, the capital of Liguria, Italy.

This dish is so fast and easy. All you need is zucchini to make the noodles and the following:

Ingredients:

. 2 cups fresh basil

. 2 cups fresh spinach

. 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

. 1/2 olive oil

. 2 tablespoon pine nuts or walnuts

. 2 garlic cloves

. 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice

. Optional – pepper and salt to taste

. 2 cups cherry tomatoes

Instructions:

Add all ingredients to blender and blend

Toss in noodles — Add tomatoes and it’s ready to serve.

There are several pesto recipes that you can follow, here are a few:

http://www.thesaltymarshmallow.com

http://www.simplyrecipes.com

http://www.bonappetit.com

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