Simple, quick and delicious, savoury, 20-min BASIL RED PEPPER PESTO ZUCCHINI PASTA Raw & Vegan!. Oh Mama Mia! Mangiare sano e bene! La pasta della salute!
Yey! PASTA! PASTA! PASTA!. I think you guessed my all-time-favorite food! I loved PASTA so much I wanted to have it for breakfast, lunch and dinner… but what I love the most was not the taste of pasta itself but the pasta sauce poured over it! Oh my tummy!.
Since switching to a low fat raw vegan lifestyle I found amazing and creative ways to bring back those incredible memories I had when I was a child recreating healthier, nourishing versions of my all time favorites foods. Yey!
I’m fortunate to live within walking distance of Jean Talon Farmers Market a must stop for fruit and veggie lovers, one of the top places you have to visit if you happen to be in Montreal.
The rich flavors and aroma of local fruits and veggies has no comparison to any other, local zucchinis, red bell peppers, cherry tomatoes and basil leaves are the king featured veggies and spice of this supreme, tasty, crunchy and creamy dinner recipe!
Let’s go make PASTA and dress it up with creamy basil red pepper PESTO! If you are like me I guess you love to eat your pasta loaded with delicious pasta sauce. So good delicious! With this healthy and nourishing version of basil red pepper pesto sauce you don’t have to worry about going for seconds! It is low in fat and rich in healthy essential nutrients.
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Let’s eat healthy together and Buono apetito!
- Make your zucchinis noodles using either a spiralizer, a julienne peeler, or a mandoline. I have a personal collection of this handy tools, I love them all!
- Store basil red pepper pesto pasta sauce leftover in an airtight container. It keeps well in the fridge for about 3 – 5 days.
- Nutritional information is a rough estimate taken from Cron-O-meter.
Serving size: 3 medium zucchinis made into noodles + 12 cherry tomatoes.
Energy 142.3 kcal / Water 693.4 g / Carbs 23.4 g / Fiber 7.4 g / Sugars 18.5 g / Fat 2.2 g / Protein 8.4 g
B1 (Thiamine) 0.3 mg / B2 (Riboflavin) 0.6 mg / B3 (Niacin) 3.5 mg / B5 (Pantothenic Acid) 1.3 mg / B6 (Pyridoxine) 1.1 mg / Folate 162.7 µg / Vitamin A 2107.8 IU / Vitamin C 140.8 mg / Vitamin E 1.5 mg / Vitamin K 36.7 µg
Calcium 108.5 mg / Copper 0.4 mg / Iron 2.8 mg / Magnesium 121.7 mg / Manganese 1.2 mg /Phosphorus 258.0 mg / Potassium 1876.0 mg / Selenium 1.2 µg / Sodium 52.7 mg / Zinc 2.1 mg
BASIL RED PEPPER PESTO
Serving size: 1 recipe basil red pepper pesto
Energy 319.1 kcal / Water 457.4 g / Carbs 36.5 g / Fiber 12.5 g / Starch 1.1 g / Sugars 18.8 g / Fat 17.8 g / Protein 9.3 g
B1 (Thiamine) 0.3 mg / B2 (Riboflavin) 0.4 mg / B3 (Niacin) 4.6 mg / B5 (Pantothenic Acid) 1.6 mg / B6 (Pyridoxine) 1.4 mg / Folate 234.3 µg / Vitamin A 14022.0 IU / Vitamin C 540.2 mg / Vitamin E 6.9 mg / Vitamin K 126.8 µg
Calcium 125.4 mg / Copper 0.6 mg / Iron 3.7 mg / Magnesium 109.1 mg / Manganese 1.6 mg / Phosphorus 222.8 mg / Potassium 1118.5 mg / Selenium 2.4 µg / Sodium 19.5 mg / Zinc 2.1 mg