Want some extra fiber in your life?! Try this recipe!

Serves 5 / Prep time: 10mins / Cook time: 5mins

Calories: 180 / Total Fat: 16g  /  Total Carbs: 8g / Protein: 4g / Fiber: 8-10g

2-3 medium sized zucchinis, cleaned, not peeled
1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
1 cup fresh basil leaves, packed
1/3 cup walnuts
3 garlic cloves, chopped
Juice of 1 lemon
2 T extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt and pepper to taste
Parmesan cheese, shredded, to taste

Instructions:

  1. Use spiralizer to create zoodles OR cut into short, thin strips. Set aside on paper towel to soak up excess water.
  2. In a food processor, add avocado, basil leaves, garlic, walnuts, lemon juice and sea salt – pulse until finely chopped. Add olive oil slowly until creamy
  3. Drizzle additional olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat then add zoodles. Cook for 1-2 mins until tender
  4. Add zoodles to a large bowl and toss with avocado pesto

Season with pepper and a little parmesan to taste!

Deliciously Healthy cookbook by ASMBS