Delight your taste buds with the exquisite flavors of Pesto Infused Zucchini Ribbons. This light and flavorful dish are perfect for a quick and healthy meal. The combination of fresh zucchini ribbons and aromatic pesto sauce creates a culinary masterpiece that will leave you craving more.
Pesto Infused Zucchini Ribbons
- 3 medium-sized zucchinis, thinly sliced into ribbons
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1/4 cup pine nuts
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by making the pesto sauce. In a food processor, combine basil leaves, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, and garlic. Pulse until finely chopped.
- With the processor running, slowly pour in the olive oil until the pesto reaches a smooth consistency. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Using a vegetable peeler or a mandolin, slice the zucchinis into thin ribbons.
- In a large mixing bowl, toss the zucchini ribbons with the freshly prepared pesto sauce until well coated.
- Serve the Pesto Infused Zucchini Ribbons on a platter, garnished with additional Parmesan cheese and pine nuts if desired.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 220, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 5g