Zucchini Rice With Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Zucchini Rice With Red Pepper Pesto

Zucchini is abundant this summer, so we need more dishes that feature this awesome vegetable.  Although zucchini can sometimes be bland, this Zucchini Rice With Roasted Red Pepper Pesto is light, flavorful and filling.  This dish is very easy to prepare and requires few ingredients.  Starting with the zucchini and rice, we add sun dried tomatoes, onions and spices.  The Red Pepper Pesto adds a yummy kick, and the crunchy toasted pistachios are the perfect topping.  Try it!

Zucchini Rice With Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Ingredients

    Zucchini Rice
  • 4 cups of sliced zucchini
  • 2 cups of cooked brown rice-I used Seeds of Change Rice and Kale
  • 1/2 cup of sun dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup of green onions, sliced
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup of finely chopped pistachios
  • Roasted Red Peppers
  • 2 red peppers, sliced
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Roasted Red Pepper Pesto
  • 2 cups of roasted red peppers
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup of fresh basil

Instructions

    Zucchini Rice
  1. Cook Zucchini in microwave for 2 minutes
  2. Squeeze water from cooked zucchini
  3. Add cooked rice
  4. Add sun dried tomatoes
  5. Add green onions
  6. Add salt and red pepper flakes
  7. Roasted Red Pepper
  8. Drizzle olive oil on red peppers in baking pan
  9. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and granulated garlic
  10. Bake 30 minutes at 375 degrees
  11. Roasted Red Pepper Pesto
  12. Blend cooled roasted red peppers, salt, lemon juice and olive oil in blender until smooth
  13. Add basil and pulse
  14. Add pesto to zucchini rice and stir
  15. Sprinkle pistachios on top
  16. Bake Zucchini Rice With Roasted Red Pepper Pesto for 30 minutes at 350
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Zucchini is abundant this summer, so we need more dishes that feature this awesome vegetable. Although zucchini ca Zucchini Rice With Roasted Red Pepper Pesto is flavorful and filling.
Zucchini Rice With Roasted Red Pepper Pesto is flavorful and filling.
Zucchini Rice Pan
Zucchini Rice Pan
Roasted Red Pepper Pesto
Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

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