Zucchini Noodles Pasta Recipe with Pesto and Grilled Corn
This zucchini noodles pasta recipe is so easy and delicious. To enhance its flavor, I added pesto and grilled corn which made it amazing
Course lunch, Main Course, Pasta
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 30minutes
juice from 1/2 lemon
a small bunch of fresh basil
1/4cupolive oilextra virgin
1/4cuppine nutstoasted or raw
salt and pepperto your taste
2sweet corn on cobs
1cupmixed cherry tomatoescut into halves
Make zucchini pasta using a spiralizer
Cook the pasta al dente, according to the directions on the package.
In a food processor, combine garlic, avocado, lemon juice, pine nuts, basil, parmesan, jalapeño and olive oil. Blend until you have a smooth pesto sauce. Season with salt & pepper to your taste.
Heat a large cast iron grill over medium heat and add a drizzle of olive oil. Once hot, add the corn and grill for about 10 minutes, turning it each 2-3 minutes until lightly charred on all sides. Cut the corn from the cob and set aside.
Place pasta and zucchini noodles in a large bowl. Pour the avocado pesto sauce over then toss well to combine.
Top the pasta with the grilled corn, tomatoes, and pine nuts. You can grate extra parmesan on top of the zucchini pasta if you like it! Enjoy!