Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Avocado Sauce

  • Author: Kristina LaRue
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


Go fresh this summer with a bowl of zucchini noodles coated in creamy avocado sauce, and topped with almonds, tart cherries and shaved parmigiano reggiano. This veggie meal is refreshing and satisfying, no heat required.



  • 2 zucchini, room temperature
  • 12 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup packed spinach
  • ¼ cup packed basil leaves
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • ¼ cup dried tart cherries
  • 2 tablespoons shaved parmigiano reggiano


  1. Using a spirilizer, trim the ends of the zucchini and spirilize to make zucchini noodles.
  2. In bowl of a food processor with puree blade attachment, add garlic, spinach and basil and pulse until minced.
  3. Add avocado, lemon juice, and water and process until smooth and creamy. Depending on size of avocado, add additional water to thin sauce to desired consistency.
  4. Toss creamy avocado sauce with raw zucchini noodles and top with almonds, tart cherries, and shaved parmigiano reggiano.