Zucchini Pasta Pesto Primavera

zucchini noodles with pesto sauce and cherry tomatoes

Learn how to make a tasty Italian entrée with a healthy twist! This raw, vegan, gluten-free Zucchini Pasta Pesto Primavera is a hearty meal with none of the guilt. It’s fun, healthy, easy, delicious, and of course unprocessed. Enjoy!

zucchini pesto primavera
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Zucchini Pasta Pesto Primavera

This pasta "with a twist" is raw, vegan, and gluten-free.

Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Raw, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 2 servings
Calories 419 kcal


  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup raw pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves raw garlic
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast or grated pumpkin seeds
  • 2-3 medium zucchini


  1. Blend all ingredients, except for the zucchini, in a food processor until smooth.

  2. Slice the zucchini into fettuccine noodles with a vegetable peeler or mandolin.  If you have a spiral vegetable cutter, it will make beautiful spaghetti noodles!

  3. Scoop zucchini noodles into bowls and top with pesto sauce.

Recipe Notes

Add in vegetables of choice to add flavor, color, and texture such as: olives, sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, artichoke, and colorful peppers.

About the Author

The Healthy Voyager's Global Kitchen CookbookCarolyn Scott-Hamilton is the creator and host of The Healthy Voyager web series, site, and overall brand. An award-winning healthy, special diet and green living and travel expert, holistic nutritionist, plant based vegan chef, best-selling cookbook author, media spokesperson, sought after speaker, consultant and television personality, she is a respected figure in the world of healthy lifestyle and travel as well as special diet cooking and nutrition. The Healthy Voyager aims to help people live well, one veggie at a time! Follow Carolyn on Facebook, Instagram,  and Twitter.

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