Raw Vegan Zoodles with Romesco

Raw Vegan Zoodles with Romesco

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From: EatingWell.com, October 2018

Trying out a raw vegan diet or just looking for an easy no-cook recipe? This spiralized zucchini noodle dinner with red pepper sauce is refreshing, satisfying and oh-so-delicious! Plus, it couldn't be easier to make. Just whir up the 5-ingredient sauce in your food processor or blender, toss and serve!

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 8 cups zucchini noodles (from 3 medium)
  • ½ teaspoon salt, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ cup raw almonds
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons cold-pressed extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)

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  1. Toss spiralized zucchini with ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Place almonds in a mini food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Add red pepper, oil, garlic, paprika, cumin, crushed red pepper if using, and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt; process until fairly smooth. Add ¾ the red pepper sauce to the zucchini and toss to coat. Serve, topped with a bit more sauce, if desired.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1¼ cups
  • Per serving: 155 calories; 12 g fat(1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 9 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 43 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 5 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1,428 IU vitamin A; 65 mg vitamin C; 52 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 306 mg sodium; 511 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (108% daily value), Vitamin A (29% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 2½ fat, 1½ vegetable

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