Vegan Pesto Spaghetti Squash #veggies #healthy

Vegan Pesto Spaghetti Squash #veggies #healthy

Simple veggie lover pesto combines flawlessly with a spaghetti squash for a nutritious side dish. It's an incredible combo combined with the natively constructed pesto, one of my top choices! I don't commonly make vegetarian pesto, in actuality I quit making custom made pesto inside and out once my dark thumb slaughtered each and every basil plant I purchased. Yet, uplifting news, the one I planted over Mother's Day weekend is doing marvelous! The pesto took all of 5 minutes while the squash cooked and we had a decent side to come our extra flame broiled chicken and serving of mixed greens.

Since I would not like to utilize my entire basil plant up on this one pesto, I utilized a stuffed 1/2 cup and after that additional a pressed cup of kale. Since I never have pine nuts close by, I utilized pecans and wholesome yeast to give it a little mushy flavor. It turned out fundamentally the same as the first!

I will make this combo once more. The spaghetti squash truly makes you sense that you are eating spaghetti so it's extraordinary for the gluten free people. Furthermore, don't hesitate to utilize the veggie lover pesto for some other formula. It's scrumptious!


Vegan Pesto Spaghetti Squash #veggies #healthy


  • 1 medium spaghetti squash

For the pesto:

  • 1 cup packed kale (can sub spinach)
  • 1 cup packed basil leaves
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon salt
  • pinch of black pepper
  • squeeze from ½ small lemon, ~1 tablespoon


  1. Place spaghetti squash cut side down in a baking dish. Add ~1 inch of water. Poke ~6 slits through the skin of each squash half. Microwave for ~12-15 minutes or until tender.
  2. For the pesto, combine all the ingredients (kale through lemon) in a mini food processor. Blend together until pureed. Adjust seasoning as needed. If it's too thick for your liking, add a little more water or lemon juice. Top spaghetti squash with desired amount of pesto. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Enjoy!

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