There is something about fresh herbs and raw vegetables that just say summer to me. Especially basil... does anything smell better than basil?
I tried this recipe after a friend posted a picture of it on her Facebook page. It sounded fresh and light, perfect for those hot days when you don't want to turn on the oven or the barbeque.
The recipe combines raw zucchini that has been cut into strips with a pesto made from pumpkin seeds, basil, garlic and lemon juice. She used a spiralizer for the zucchini, a machine that can turn any vegetable into something that resembles spaghetti.I used a vegetable peeler, so my "noodles" were a little wider and flatter. But I believe the end result was just as tasty. Read more