Jennifer Caryn Brand Nutrition

Jennifer Brand, MPH, MS, CNS Clinical Nutritionist

Zucchini Noodle (Zoodle) Salad with Pesto

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 JCB Zucchini Noodle (Zoodle) Salad with Pesto

JCB Zucchini Noodle (Zoodle) Salad with Pesto

Serves 1-2

 

Ingredients for the salad:

  • 1 large zucchini

  • 1 handful of cherry tomatoes

  • 2 green onions

  • 4 radishes

  • (can add more of the above or other favorite vegetables)

 

Ingredients for the pesto:

  • ⅓ cup olive oil

  • 1 bunch fresh basil

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • Salt

 

Instructions for salad:

  1. Use a vegetable spiralizer to make ‘noodles’ out of the zucchini. Drain moisture.

  2. Half tomatoes

  3. Dice green onion

  4. Slice radishes

 

Instructions for pesto:

  1. Add garlic and basil to a blender or food processor and grind/chop until well blended

  2. Drizzle in oil until it makes a paste, you may need to scrape the sides of the machine you are using periodically

  3. You can use more oil for a thinner consistency, or less oil for a thicker consistency

  4. Salt to taste

 

Add pesto to salad, toss and serve

Add your favorite protein to turn this salad into a meal!