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4 No Cook Lunch Ideas | Easy & Healthy Recipes

Zucchini Noodles + Oil-free White Bean Pesto

  • Author: Jasmine @ Sweet Simple Vegan
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings


A creamy flavor packed pesto recipe paired with the perfect zucchini noodle salad. This dish is easy, oil-free and perfect when you are not in the mood to cook!


Oil-free White Bean Pesto

  • 1 (15-oz) can cannellini beans (or 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried chives
  • 2 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 23 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/23/4 teaspoon salt

Combine with:

  • 1 zucchini, spiralized
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1/3 cup diced tomato


  1. In a food processor, add all of the pesto ingredients and run until smooth.
  2. Mix the spiralized zucchini with spinach and tomato in a large bowl, then put desired amount of dressing over and dig in!


  • Not all of the pesto will be used!
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Category: Entree, Salad