Zucchini "Pasta"

(Serves 4)

Food types per serving: 2 Vegetable, ¼ Protein (including ½ Nut/Seed serving), 1 Oil


1 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half (use yellow, orange & red for colorful presentation)

1 clove garlic, thinly sliced or crushed

¼ cup pine nuts (or chopped walnuts)

3 Tbsp. torn fresh basil, plus extra for garnish

2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling

1 medium zucchini, grated or thinly sliced lengthwise and cut into ¼" long strips

Sea salt to taste

1 garlic clove, finely minced

¼ tsp. sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 Tbsp. sesame oil

1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil


To cut zucchini, use a food processor with a grating blade if possible; or use a hand grater or mandoline.

In a serving bowl, combine tomatoes, garlic, walnuts, basil, and oil.

Add salt and let stand 20 minutes.

Toss with zucchini and garnish with basil.

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