Pesto Zoodle Pasta

Brighten up your dinner table with this Pesto Zoodle Pasta recipe. Zucchini noodles, or zoodles, are a fantastic alternative to traditional pasta, and when paired with a homemade pesto sauce, the result is a dish bursting with fresh flavors and wholesome goodness.

Pesto Zoodle Pasta

Pesto Zoodle Pasta


  • 3 medium zucchinis, spiralized into noodles
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cherry tomatoes for garnish


  1. Spiralize the zucchinis into noodles and set aside.
  2. In a food processor, combine basil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and garlic. Pulse until finely chopped.
  3. With the food processor running, slowly add the olive oil until the pesto reaches a smooth consistency. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. In a large pan, heat a bit of olive oil over medium heat. Add the zucchini noodles and sauté for 2-3 minutes until just tender.
  5. Remove the pan from heat and toss the zoodles with the prepared pesto sauce until evenly coated.
  6. Serve the Pesto Zoodle Pasta in bowls, garnished with cherry tomatoes and additional Parmesan if desired.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 24g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Protein: 7g

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