Warm Zucchini Salad

Warm Zucchini Salad

Zucchini salad Recipe from Lavinia Todor Ingredients: 1 medium zucchini, spiralized or julienned 1 small carrot, thinly shredded (optional) 1 c cherry tomatoes, cut in half Dressing:  1 ripe avocado 1 cup fresh basil leaves 3 cloves garlic ¼ cup pine nuts or walnuts 2 Tbsp lemon juice 3 Tbsp olive oil Salt & Pepper, to taste MAKE IT HAPPEN: Spiralize or julienne your zucchini and set aside on paper towels so that any excess water is soaked up. In a food processor, add avocado, basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts (or walnuts), lemon juice, and sea salt and pulse until finely chopped. Add olive oil in a slow stream until creamy. Drizzle olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat, add zucchini noodles and carrot slices, cooking for about 1 to 2 minutes until tender. Add to a large bowl and toss with avocado pesto and cherry tomatoes. Season with pepper and a little Parmesan (or feta). Option to also add some thinly sliced kale or top with grilled chicken or beef and make it a whole meal....