Spiralized Zucchini

This spiralized zucchini salad is a delicious, healthy, and easy-to-make dish that is packed with nutrients and flavor.

Zucchini is a good source of fiber and is known to promote weight loss, strengthen eye and heart health, work as an anti-inflammatory, and improve thyroid function.

The other ingredients in the dish, such as almonds, garlic, mint, and pepitas, are also packed with nutrients and health benefits. For example, almonds are a good source of magnesium, garlic is a natural antioxidant, mint has digestion-aiding properties, and pepitas are a good source of antioxidants and vitamin E.

This salad is a great way to get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables, and it is sure to leave you feeling satisfied and energized. I know you will love it!


spiralized zucchini


  • 3 medium zucchinis, scrubbed and trimmed
  • 1 bunch Italian parsley, leaves and tender stems (about 1 ½ cups)
  • ½ cup mint leaves, plus extra sprigs for garnish
  • ½ cup slivered almonds, toasted and cooled
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup pepitas


  • Step 1

    Spiralize the zucchini and transfer to a large bowl –set aside.Place the parsley, ½ cup mint leaves, almonds, garlic and lemon juice in a food processor and pulse till finely chopped; scrape down the sides.

  • Step 2

    With the processor running, slowly add the olive oil and blend till almost smooth, scraping down the sides once or twice if needed.

  • Step 3

    Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 4

    Divide the zucchini noodles into bowls or plates –topwith some of the pesto and garnish with pepitas and mint sprigs

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