Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Roasted Garlic Spinach Pesto
Smooth, garlicky roasted garlic spinach pesto coats every inch of this summery zucchini ribbon salad and it's all tossed with tons of juicy cherry tomatoes and grated Parmesan.
Prep Time 20minutes
Total Time 20minutes
2cupsloosely-packed baby spinach
1/2cupfresh basil leaves
1/4cupgrated Parmesan cheese
1/4teaspoonred pepper flakes
Salt and pepper to taste
4mediumzucchini, peeled into ribbons using a potato peeler
1/2cupfresh cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4cupshaved Parmesan cheese
Minced fresh basil for topping
In a food processor, combine spinach, basil, garlic, grated Parmesan, pine nuts, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste. Pulse several times, while drizzling olive oil through top until pesto is smooth, scraping down sides as necessary.
In a serving bowl, combine zucchini ribbons and cherry tomatoes. Toss in pesto until coated. Top zucchini ribbons with shaved Parmesan and additional fresh basil. Enjoy!