Zucchini Noodles Pasta Recipe with Pesto and Grilled Corn 7
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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
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 579kcal
Author Blondelish

Ingredients

  • 2-3 zucchini
  • 250 g pasta
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 avocado ripe
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • a small bunch of fresh basil
  • 1 jalapeño seeded
  • 1/4 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts toasted or raw
  • salt and pepper to your taste
  • 2 sweet corn on cobs
  • 1 cup mixed cherry tomatoes cut into halves

Instructions

  • 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!

Nutrition

Calories: 579kcal