Creamy Avocado & Pesto Zoodles

This fully raw, creamy and flavour-some dish will leave you feeling satisfied, refreshed and light. We have combined a few simple ingredients with minimal prep time and cultivated a match made in ‘pasta’ heaven. We have switched your classic pasta noodle for a fresher and more wholesome alternative – Zucchini! With a few winds on a spiralizer you are ready to twist your fork around plant-based noodle goodness! We all know the secret to a good pasta dish is in the sauce. Avocado provides for a creamy consistency, while the pesto and lemon balance, to provide a flavour explosion that will blow your mind. Simple, quick & healthy. This dish is a must-try for throw together lunches or as a potluck staple. Cherry tomatoes, olives and pine nuts also pair really well in this dish. Get creative with ya noodles. *For this recipe you will need a spiralizer.

Ingredients:
2 zucchinis Handful of rocket leaves
4 small radish bulbs
2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
1 tsp black sesame seeds
Micro greens
Salt and Pepper to taste
Chilli flakes (optional)
Dressing
½ of an Avocado
2 tsp Pesto
Juice of half a lemon
Salt to taste

Method:
Spiralize your zucchini and set aside in a bowl.

Mash avocado with lemon juice, salt and pesto until you reach a creamy consistency. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

Mix your dressing through the noodles. Use your hands and pull the noodles through your fingers to ensure the dressing is well mixed and distributed evenly.

Add rocket leaves and chopped radish to a bowl and place your noodles on top. Garnish with pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, micro-greens and lemon wedges. We also add cracked pepper and chilli flakes.

Optional add in’s; Cherry tomatoes, olives, pine nuts, sundried tomatoes, nutritional yeast.

Recipe: Real Rad Food

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