ZUCCHINI NOODLES WITH AVOCADO PESTO
2 medium-sized Italian zucchini
1 tablespoon chopped walnuts for garnish
1 ripe avocado
¼ cup fresh basil leaves
½ tablespoon fresh parsley
½ clove garlic
1 teaspoon sunflower seeds
½ tablespoon lemon juice
pinch of salt
ground pepper to taste
Use a julienne peeler or mandoline to slice/peel the zucchini into noodles.
Place all the pesto ingredients in a food processor and add water until creamy. Season with a pinch of salt and ground pepper.
Boil the noodles in water for 2 minutes until tender, do not overcook. Use a colander to strain them.
Add zucchini noodles to a large bowl and toss with avocado pesto. Serve.