Raw Vegan Zoodles with Romesco


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!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
5 cups


  • 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)


  1. Toss zucchini noodles with 1/4 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 the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; process until fairly smooth. Add 3/4 of the red pepper sauce to the zucchini and toss to coat. Serve, topped with a bit more sauce, if desired.

    Raw Vegan Zoodles with Romesco

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

155 Calories
12g Fat
9g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Serving Size 1 1/4 cups
Calories 155
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 4g 8%
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Vitamin A 1428IU 29%
Vitamin C 65mg 72%
Folate 44mcg 11%
Sodium 306mg 13%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Magnesium 55mg 13%
Potassium 511mg 11%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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