Zucchini "Pasta"


In this dish, the zucchini IS the pasta. Enjoy it raw.


  • 8 ounces cherry tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup chopped raw walnuts

  • 2 tablespoons torn fresh basil, plus leaves for garnish

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling

  • Sea salt

  • 1 zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise, slices cut into ¼-inch-long strips


  1. In a bowl, combine tomatoes, garlic, walnuts, basil, and oil. Season with salt. Let stand 20 minutes. Toss with zucchini and garnish with basil.

Cook's Notes

Use a very sharp knife or a mandoline to cut the zucchini into long, thin, noodlelike strips.

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