4.2 - Pesto Pasta with Marinated Mushrooms & Parmesan [recipe]

Ingredients (pesto)

✦ 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
✦ 1/2 cup olive oil
✦ 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
✦ 1/2 cup lightly packed basil
✦ 1/2 cup lightly packed parsley
✦ 1 tsp salt
✦ 2 cloves garlic, minced

PASTA: 4 zucchinis, spiralized
MUSHROOMS: 8 oz., cleaned and then sliced about 1/4-inch thick

Ingredients (mushroom marinade)

✦ 1/2 cup olive oil
✦ 1/2 tsp salt
✦ 1/2 cup packed basil

Ingredients (parmesan)

✦ 1/2 cup (unsoaked!) cashews
✦ 1 clove garlic, chopped and skin removed 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

1/ Marinate mushrooms for 30 minutes to several hours.
2/ Blend the parmesan in a coffee grinder/spice mill, and set aside.
3/ Food process the pesto and set aside.
4/ Spiralize the zucchini in a spiral slicer.
5/ Mix the spiralized zucchini with the pesto, then
6/ Serve with the marinated mushrooms and parmesan on top.