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Zucchini Noodles Tossed In A Mint Pesto

This pesto has a different flavor profile than people are used to. The dill and mint make this more of an herbaceous sauce, and the almonds bring a wonderfully nutty flavor. If you want to have a creamier sauce, add a little water and more lemon juice.

mint-zucchini-pesto
  • Prep Time:10m
  • Total Time:10m

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c raw almonds, soaked for 2 hours
  • 1 c mint leaves
  • 1/4 c fresh dill
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/4 c extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 medium zucchini

Instructions

  1. To make the pesto, add everything, except for the zucchini, to a blender or food processor and blend until you get a creamy consistency.
  2. Cut the ends off the zucchini and spiralize them with your vegetable spiralizer. Add them to a large bowl and toss in the mint pesto. Serve in bowls and enjoy!
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