Raw Zucchini Pasta and Creamy Avocado-Cucumber Sauce


  • 1 large zucchini (1 per person)
  • grape, cherry or mini heirloom tomatoes, halved
  • arugula
  • lemon zest
  • pea shoots (optional)
  • jalepeno, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced thick
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • salt
  • a few large basil leaves (optional)


Prepare your zucchini noodles julienne style or spiralized. Or alternately, cook your pasta of choice, about 8 ounces.For the puree, place all ingredients into a food processor/blender and process until creamy. Taste for flavor adding anything extra you might like.Toss zucchini pasta with avocado-cucumber puree and a handful of arugula. Serve with tomatoes, peas shoots, jalapenos, lemon zest, lemon wedges and fresh cracked pepper.