Linguine And Zoodles With Basil Pesto And Tomatoes

"Pasta pasta pasta<3 Watching Master of None triggered some serious pasta cravings (who's with me?) Think I'm gonna have this easy linguine & zoodles dish with basil pesto & cherry toms this week"
-- @thesunshineeatery

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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 1 pound whole wheat linguine
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 2 cups tightly packed fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, To Taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast


  • Step 1

    Roughly chop the fresh basil and add all of the ingredients to the bowl of a food processor. Blend to desired consistency.

  • Step 2

    Cook the pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, grate the zucchini with a box grater to create the zoodles.

  • Step 3

    Drain pasta and while the pot is still hot add about 1/2 cup (or more) of the prepared pesto to the pot. Add pasta and zucchini noodles and coat evenly with pesto. Serve and enjoy.