Cover and let stand at least 1 hour for flavors to blend. While the pasta boils, continue cooking the vegetables. Easy as pie…actually easier because pie really isn’t easy to make. I used homemade pest that I made last week. My Zucchini “Pasta” with Tomato Sauce was such a hit and has become one of my top recipes on this site. I added a few cherry tomatoes from our garden and we had a fresh, healthy, and beautiful lunch…without breaking a sweat. I don’t know who came up with that saying. Top with grape tomatoes and feta and drizzle pesto mixture on top. I tossed the zucchini pasta noodles with some fresh basil pesto that I made the day before. Zucchini Parmesan. Zucchini pasta! So I thought I’d share another zucchini noodle recipe with you guys today. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Let the pasta cook with the vegetables for another two minutes or so. For the Pesto: 1 pound spaghetti; 7 ounces zucchini; 1 1/2 ounces pine nuts; 8 fresh basil leaves; 1 ounce grated pecorino romano cheese; 1 ounce grated Parmigiano cheese; 3 1/2 extra virfin olive oil, plus more for cooking; 1 pinch of salt; 1 clove of garlic; 8 ounces shrimp, shelled and deveined; 5 ounces cherry tomatoes Tubettoni Pasta With Chickpeas. In a small bowl, combine pesto, oil and lemon juice. Once the spiralized zucchini has time to soak up the herby pesto sauce, this chicken and pesto pasta makes particularly good leftovers. I admit I am not a fan of jarred pesto. Add the pasta and toss to combine. The tomatoes will start to break down and their juices will combine with the moisture released from the zucchini. Arrange zucchini slices, overlapping slightly, on a platter. Banana Coffee Loaves. One comment on “Pesto Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes” Jim — July 19, 2020 @ 7:36 pm Reply. None the less a quick simple dish. Excellent. This healthy summer dinner subs zoodles for pasta to help use up your zucchini bounty--as well as slash calories and carbs. If I buy store bought I look in the refrigerated section for fresh pesto. This recipe uses up a lot of summertime produce and herbs. We have a ton of fresh basil and cherry tomatoes in the garden which I put to good use in this recipe. Add the parsley and lemon juice.