Raw Creamy Zucchini Pasta

RawCreamyPasta

This raw, creamy pasta dish uses thinly-shredded squash and zucchini instead of grain-based pasta. It is amazingly delicious – and as a pasta-lover, I was happily surprised by how much I loved it!

WHAT YOU’LL NEED (serves 4):

  • 1 organic zucchini
  • 1 organic yellow squash
  • 2 large organic tomatoes
  • 1 organic avocado
  • 1/4 cup raw, organic cashews
  • 1 Tbs Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbs Nutritional Yeast
  • 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives
  • pine nuts for garnish

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Using a vegetable peeler, shred the zucchini & squash very thinly (using almost no pressure).
  2. In a blender, combine the avocado, tomato, and cashews. Add in the Italian seasoning, salt and Nutritional Yeast.
  3. Pour the sauce mixture over the “pasta”, top with olives and pine nuts, and serve at room temperature.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Raw-Alchemic-Kitchen/291648605448 Missy

    You could try using zucchini in lieu of the avocado. Maybe throw a couple of macadamia nuts in there, too.

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  • SG

    I made this. Twice. It’s AWESOME. Thanks for the recipe!

  • Leah

    Sounds so yummy! But do you have any suggestions for making this without avocado? Allergic, sadly :(

    • Robert Thomas

      instead of using avocado use pesto

  • Jess

    Yum. I am en route to buy olives so I can have this for dinner tonight! Thanks

  • applec

    Great recipe. So easy. So yummy looking. Def. a keeper.

  • http://tofu-n-sproutz.blogspot.com/ Fairly Odd Tofu Mom

    OH. MY. GOD.
    I am trying this TOMORROW with that lonely avocado I haven’t been inspired to do anything with, AND some of the squash that’s taking over my garden… would a spiral slicer work just as well? (I have one and have used it, what, maybe twice?)

  • http://www.kindgreenplanet.org Marisa

    I am so totally gonna try this. Made vegan pesto over zucchini noodles last week–can’t get enough healthy pasta! Thank you!

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  • Jordan

    All your recipes lately are great for those of us who do not have access to air conditioning. Thanks for that.

  • Matt Lara

    This just might have to be my go-to, no-fuss prep raw dish.

  • http://www.soulveggie.com Mark

    Nice concepts, excellent presentation, kewl photo…

    Tks for posting! Mark

  • Sarah

    Leah! A fellow avocado allergic!

    Did you receive any replies to this question? I have the same problem.

  • Robert Thomas

    instead of using avocado use pesto you can also use a touch of sour cream, Try it and tell me how you like it I’m Cheftastylove