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Healthy Zucchini Pesto Pasta

Who's up for pasta tonight? If so, keep on reading and grab this delicious and healthy zucchini pesto pasta recipe. If not, find other dinner recipes right here.


As usual, simplicity and health are the keywords.


Zucchini pesto pasta in a bowl

General information:

Level: easy

Time: 15 min


Ingredients needed for the Zucchini Pesto Pasta (2ppl):


For the pesto:

  • 1 fresh zucchini (ideally when it's the season),

  • 1 to 2 tbsp of olive oil,

  • 1 handful of fresh basil,

  • 1 handful of parmesan,

  • 1 handful of pine nuts,

  • 1 garlic glove,

  • Pinch of salt & pepper (cautious with the salt).


For the pasta:

  • 250gr of wholegrain pasta,

  • Pinches of salt,

  • Extra toppings: parmesan & basil.


How to prepare:

Start by washing and cutting the zucchini into small cubes and cook them in a pan with olive oil.


Once cooked, pour them into a blender and add the garlic glove, the basil leaves, the spices, the pine nuts, and the parmesan. Blend till smooth texture.


Aside, simply cook your pasta in a pot.


Once ready, prepare your plate and top it all with extra parmesan and some basil.


And voilà.


Psst: Did you like it? Let me know in a comment.

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My healthy living

Mathilde Miessen

5 facts about me: 

  • I can eat a whole pot of Ben&Jerry on my own,

  • I eat peanut butter every single day,

  • I prefer pizza dough to toppings,

  • I'm convinced I live in a movie,

  • I sleep with my teddy bears.

“Love yourself enough to live a healthy lifestyle.”