Pesto Zucchini Pasta Nests

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Using a medium pot, add water, olive oil and salt. Bring water to a boil and add in 2 pasta nests. Reduce heat and cook until al dente.
  • Using a food processor, add the fresh basil and some olive oil. Puree until soft. Using a hand held blender combine the puree basil, a clove of garlic, and a fair amount of olive oil. Once smooth add in the cheese. After cheese is properly incorporated add chopped pine nuts.
  • Slice zucchini into 1/8 inch slices. Using a saute pan, add olive oil. Once oil is heated, add zucchini and sprinkle with salt. Once one side of zucchini is golden brown, flip and cook the other until even.
  • Serve pasta nests with zucchini on the side, drizzle pesto sauce on top and serve immediately.
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