We've Put A New Twist on Zucchini Noodles in This Zucchini Tomato Pesto Salad

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Salads can get boring after a while, so mixing them up in new ways is always a good idea. In this one, we take the classics of zucchini and tomato, but toss in some zesty pesto to kick things up a notch. Crunchy, juicy, and fresh, this salad bowl brings life back to eating healthy with a fantastic new taste. Share this one with your friends so they can try it too, and let us know what you think in the comments!

Don’t forget to use our Skinny Basil Pesto in this recipe!


4 Medium Zucchini, (2 Pounds)
24 Grape Tomatoes, or cherry tomatoes, halved
1 Tbsp Parmesan, grated, (optional)
Fresh basil leaves, to garnish
salt and black pepper, to taste
3 Tbsp Basil Pesto


1 Zuchinni noodles

step #1

Put four zucchinis through a spiral slicer.
2 Pesto added to zucchini

step #2

Place the zucchini ribbons in a bowl and add pesto. Toss the two ingredients gently together.
3 Tomatoes added to zucchini noodles

step #3

Add tomatoes to the mixture.
4 Parmesan added to salad

step #4

If desired, garnish with grated Parmesan and season with salt and pepper. Top with fresh basil leaves.
5 Salad served in bowl

step #5

Ready to Serve!


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Did you know?

Pesto’s primary ingredients are garlic and basil which are both absolutely packed with nutrients. An ounce of garlic contains a decent amount of manganese, vitamin B6, and vitamin C! While basil is also rich in vitamin B6 and vitamin C, along with decent amount of vitamin A, vitamin K, and iron!

For other healthy recipes with a twist, try out our Lemon Garlic ZoodlesChayote Salad, or for an even bigger twist, the Buffalo Cauliflower Wings! If any of them stand out, feel free to leave a comment below and don’t forget to share these recipes with your friends!

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