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Pesto Zoodles and Tomato Salad pictured in a large serving bowl with pesto sauce in the middle and fresh basil leaves

Pesto Zoodles & Tomato Salad

  • Author: Chef Cindy
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: Healthy
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Pesto Zoodles & Tomatoes Salad – a yummy summer salad created with raw zucchini noodles using a spiralizer. This easy zoodle recipe can be made in just 15 minutes!



2 large zucchini

2 garlic cloves

1 cup fresh basil

1/4 cup & 1 tablespoon pine nuts 

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons parmigiano reggiano (or vegan alternative)

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 cup cherry tomatoes


  1. Zoodles: Prepare with a Veggie Bullet or a mixer with a spiralizer attachment.
  2. Pesto: Blend garlic, basil, pine nuts, salt, cheese, olive oil in a food processor. 
  3. Clean & halve cherry tomatoes. 
  4. Place zoodles & tomatoes in a bowl and gently stir in pesto. Top with 1 tablespoon pine nuts and serve!


Equipment Needed: Spiralizer and Food Processor

Keywords: raw zucchini noodles, zoodles recipe, summer salad