Pesto "Zoodles"

Level: Easy
Serves: 4


  • 2 c. packed basil
  • 2 c. packed baby kale
  • 1⁄4 c. walnuts
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1⁄2 tsp. coarse salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1⁄2 c. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1⁄4 c. grated Pecorino cheese
  • 4 medium zucchini, cut on a spiral slicer
  • pepper
  • lemon zest


  1. In a food processor, pulse basil, baby kale, walnuts, garlic, coarse salt, and red pepper flakes. Whir in extra-virgin olive oil.Stir in Pecorino cheese.
  2. Toss with raw zucchini noodles.
  3. Season with pepper; top with lemon zest.

140 cal per serving

This recipe originally appeared in the October 2015 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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