recipe

Pumpkin Pesto Veggie Spirals

flavor profile | savory

Pesto Pasta is a classic dish, and we’re mixing it up with the rich flavor of roasted pumpkin! Try this lightened up Pumpkin Pesto recipe, featuring our delicious, low-carb Zucchini Veggie Spirals.

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What you need

Ingredients

10oz. Pero Family Farms Zucchini Veggie Spirals

4 oz. chicken breast, grilled

¼ cup roasted pumpkin

¼ cup parmesan cheese

1 ½ tbsp. pine nuts

1 ½ tbsp. fresh basil, chopped

1 ½ tbsp. olive oil

1 tbsp. fresh sage, chopped

½ tbsp. fresh garlic, chopped

Salt and pepper, to taste

What you need

Let’s Get Started

Directions

  • First, make the Pumpkin Pesto. In a food processor, add the roasted pumpkin, parmesan cheese, pine nuts, basil, sage, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Pulse until the mixture is smooth and blended.
  • Heat a large sauté pan to medium-high temperature.
  • Next, add 2 tbsp. of the pumpkin pesto to the pan and quickly add the Zucchini Veggie Spirals.
  • Cook and mix well for 3 minutes or until the vegetables are cooked to your desired texture.
  • Serve with grilled chicken to complete the meal.
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