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!  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

Zucchini Rice With Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 9 servings (baked in 9x13 pan)

Serving Size: 1 square

Zucchini Rice With Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Delicious zucchini rice with red pepper pesto! Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

Ingredients

    Zucchini Rice
  • 4 cups of sliced zucchini (squeeze excess water from zucchini after slicing)
  • 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

  1. Start your recipe by preparing the roasted red peppers needed for your roasted red pepper pesto.
  2. Roasted Red Peppers
  3. Add red peppers to baking pan with parchment paper
  4. Drizzle olive oil on red peppers in baking pan
  5. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and granulated garlic
  6. Bake 30 minutes at 375 degrees
  7. After peppers are baked and cooled, make your pesto
  8. Roasted Red Pepper Pesto
  9. Blend cooled roasted red peppers, salt, lemon juice and olive oil in blender until smooth
  10. Add basil and pulse. Set aside
  11. Zucchini Rice
  12. Add zucchini, rice, onions, sun dried tomatoes, salt and red pepper flakes to bowl.
  13. Add red pepper pesto to zucchini rice and mix.
  14. Pour into 9x13 pan that has been greased with olive oil
  15. Sprinkle pistachios on top
  16. Bake Zucchini Rice for 30 minutes at 350. When cooked, cut into 9 squares
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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.
Roasted Red Pepper Pesto
Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

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