Trying out a raw vegan diet or just looking for an easy no-cook recipe? This spiralized zucchini noodle dinner with red pepper sauce is refreshing, satisfying and oh-so-delicious! Plus, it couldn't be easier to make. Just whir up the 5-ingredient sauce in your food processor or blender, toss and serve!
8 cups zucchini noodles (from 3 medium)
½ teaspoon salt, divided
¼ teaspoon ground pepper
¼ cup raw almonds
1 medium red bell pepper, cut into chunks
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 small clove garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon paprika
½ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper (Optional)
Toss zucchini noodles with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper in a large bowl.
Place almonds in a mini food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Add red pepper, oil, garlic, paprika, cumin, crushed red pepper (if using) and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; process until fairly smooth. Add 3/4 of the red pepper sauce to the zucchini and toss to coat. Serve, topped with a bit more sauce, if desired.