Zucchini Pasta Pesto Primavera

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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
5 from 2 votes

Zucchini Pasta Pesto Primavera

This pasta "with a twist" is raw, vegan, and gluten-free.
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 servings


  • 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


  • Blend all ingredients, except for the zucchini, in a food processor until smooth.
  • 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!
  • Scoop zucchini noodles into bowls and top with pesto sauce.


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


Calories: 419kcal, Carbohydrates: 12g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 39g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Sodium: 17mg, Potassium: 780mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 5g, Vitamin A: 710IU, Vitamin C: 37.1mg, Calcium: 47mg, Iron: 2.4mg
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