Cucumber Noodles with a Raw Pumpkin Seed Pesto Sauce

Ali Segersten (author) Sep 17, 2014
Difficulty
Easy Recipe
Prep Time
20 minutes
Wait Time
6 hours
Servings
4

My children love this pesto sauce and think it tastes "cheesy." Use it to toss with any type of cooked noodle, or use it as a salad dressing for a fresh summer garden salad. I prefer using the middle eastern or english cucumbers for making noodles as they don't have as many seeds!

Preparation Note

Pumpkin seeds need to be soaked for about 6 hours.

Ingredients

Noodles

4 medium cucumbers (middle eastern or english)

Sauce

1 cups pumpkin seeds soaked
1 cups water
½ cups freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 cloves garlic peeled
1 teaspoons sea salt
4 cups fresh basil packed
½ cups extra virgin olive oil

​​​​​​​Other Ingredients

4 roma tomatoes chopped
nasturtium flowers (or other edible flowers)
fresh basil