Made With Love Recipe #5: Zucchini Pasta with Basil Pesto
Ever craved pasta but hoped for a healthier substitute? Here’s a tried-and-tested summer squash pesto pasta recipe to fulfill your inner foodie! Ingredients (Serves 2): PestoOne handful of basil leaves⅓ handful of nuts (e.g. almonds, walnuts)1 tsp salt80ml olive oil Zucchini (summer squash) pasta1 large zucchini (about 400g)150g MushroomsA few asparagus spearsOlive oil for sautéingA small bowl of pestoCherry tomatoes to tasteMozzarella/parmesan for garnish Recipe: PestoBlend all ingredients together. Zucchini pasta1. Skin zucchini using a fruit/vegetable peeler. Use the peeler to make zucchini ribbons. Set aside in a bowl.2. Sauté mushrooms and asparagus.3. Towards the end, add in the zucchini ribbons.4. Toss and stir in the pesto. Add cherry tomatoes. Continue tossing.5. Serve with mozzarella/parmesan as garnish.