5 MINUTE BASIL PESTO RAW ZUCCHINI PASTA

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INGREDIENTS
Pasta:

4 zucchinis, peeled
Sauce:

1 cup cashews*
1/2 cup walnuts*
1/4 cup lemon juice
11/2 large bunches basil
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 cup purified water, add gradually as you don’t want mixture too runny
1 punnet perino sweet tomatoes, cut in ½
Sprinkle pepita seeds
Salt and Pepper to taste

Garnish:

Pepita’s
Perino sweet tomatoes
PREPARATION
Pasta:

Peel, cut ends off zucchini and place zucchini into spirooli (3 in 1 turning slicer) to make zucchini pasta
Sauce:

Place all ingredients in vitamix, thermomix or food processor and blend slowly so sauce is smooth
Place pasta in mixing bowl and pour sauce over, mix well
Cut tomatoes in 1/2, fold through pasta, add pepitas
Ready to serve!
*Cashews – Soak cashews for 2–4 hours. Rinse and drain. The soaking process is an option, not a requirement; you can use raw cashews. I do recommend soaking if you have time.

*Walnuts – Soak walnuts for 4 hours. Rinse and drain. The soaking process is an option, not a requirement; you can use raw walnuts. I do recommend soaking if you have time.

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