Basil Pesto Zucchini Pasta

Cooking Time



2 serves


Pesto Sauce

  • 2 handfuls of basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 2 cloves garlic

Zucchini Pasta

  • 3 large zucchinis
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Rice bran oil or coconut oil


  1. To make the pesto, place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and combine to form thick paste.
  2. To make the pasta, cut zucchini into thin strips (spaghetti like), using a knife or slicer. 
  3. In a frypan heat the oil, add in the chopped garlic and zucchini strips. Sauté until zucchini is slightly soft.
  4. Add in the pesto, stir through while still hot and serve.