The name is a bit of a mouthful, but then so is this dish!

These Creamy Edamame & Jalapeno Zucchini Noodles will destroy any preconceived notions you may have of raw vegan food being boring or uninspired – it is loaded with flavour and texture, and so creamy they’re almost decadent.

Super healthy too! The nutrient density of a single serving is off the charts (see for yourself).

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If you’re not a big fan of zoodles (zucchini noodles), feel free to cook up a batch of regular spaghetti instead – but do it ahead of time to allow the pasta to cool down.

Because it uses a creamy avocado sauce and zucchini noodles this dish unfortunately does not keep for very long – best finished in one sitting, or refrigerate overnight at a stretch.

Creamy Edamame & Jalapeno Zucchini Noodles

Let's put to rest the notion that raw vegan, or zoodles, are boring. This dish is decadently creamy and loaded with flavour – and super healthy!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Light Meal
Cuisine Global
Servings 4
Calories 208.1 kcal

Ingredients
  

Salad Ingredients

  • 4 large zucchini
  • 12 grape or cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 large jalapeno thinly sliced and seeds removed
  • 2 Tbsp toasted pine nuts
  • nut-free vegan parmesan
  • Freshly ground black pepper and salt to taste

Dressing

  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1/2 cup shelled edamame
  • 1 small lebanese cucumber peeled and thickly sliced
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Freshly ground black pepper and salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Spiralize your zucchini or alternately, cook your pasta of choice, about 300g.
  • Place all the sauce ingredients into a food processor or blender, and process until creamy, stopping every so often to scrape the sides as needed. Taste for flavour adding anything extra you might like.
  • Toss zucchini pasta with sauce. Serve with tomatoes, jalapenos, toasted pine nuts, parmesan and fresh cracked pepper.

Nutrition

Calories: 208.1kcalCarbohydrates: 24.1gProtein: 10.2gFat: 10.5gSaturated Fat: 1.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 4.1gSodium: 87.1mgPotassium: 1367.6mgFiber: 10.7gSugar: 11.6gVitamin A: 67.4IUVitamin C: 88.8mgCalcium: 127.9mgIron: 3.5mg
Keyword plant-based, wfpb

Gabrielle is an evidence-based vegan coach who believes that health transformation begins when you switch to a plant-based diet. Her mission is to help midlife women eat in alignment with who they are and what they value so that they can lead a happier, healthier and more fulfilling life.

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