Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Avocado Sauce


Total Time: 15 minutes
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: N/A
Yield: 2 servings
Level: Beginner


  • 2 zucchinis
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup packed spinach
  • 1/4 cup packed basil leaves
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup dried tart cherries
  • 2 tablespoons shaved parmigiano reggiano


Using a spiralizer, trim the ends of the zucchini and spiralize to make zucchini noodles.

In bowl of a food processor with puree blade attachment, add garlic, spinach and basil and pulse until minced.

Add avocado, lemon juice, and water and process until smooth and creamy. Depending on size of avocado, add additional water to thin sauce to desired consistency.

Toss creamy avocado sauce with raw zucchini noodles and top with almonds, tart cherries, and shaved parmigiano reggiano.

Recipe courtesy of Kristina LaRue, LoveandZest.com.