Best-o Zucchini Pesto

Best-o Zucchini Pesto


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This quick and easy fresh pesto recipe has everything green: spinach, basil, and zucchini. Pour it over your favorite pasta for some added flavor flair!

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Chicago, IL

Time needed

15 min preparation + 10 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

4 servings


  • 2 Cups of Grated Zucchini
  • 1 Pound of Fusilli Pasta
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic
  • ¼ Teaspoon of Red Chile Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons of Pine Nuts
  • ¾ Cup of Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ Cup of Basil Leaves
  • ¼ Cup of Spinach
  • 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 1 Pinch of Salt
  • 1 Pinch of Pepper

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Begin by bringing water to a boil so that you can make your pasta according to the package’s directions. Then, put the zucchini, garlic, chile powder, pine nuts, parmesan cheese, basil, spinach, olive oil, salt, and pepper into a food processor. After the pasta has been cooked and drained, toss it with this sauce and enjoy!

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