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pesto pasta and sausages

The pesto here is made without Parmesan (a Paleo no-no) but with the addition of almonds for a second helping of nutty nutrition.



2-4 servings

Prep time

20 minutes




657 mg

Dietary fiber

3.7 g

Total fat

35.5 g

Total carbs

11.4 g


25.7 g


  • 3 medium zucchinis

  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves

  • 1/4 cup Walnuts

  • 1/4 cup Almonds

  • 4  gluten-free sausages, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 5 to 6 cloves garlic

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil


  • Using the Veggetti cutter, make pasta strands out of the zucchinis. Heat or cook as you prefer.
  • Toast nuts for 3-4 minutes, then set aside to cool.
  • Combine the nuts, basil, olive oil, garlic and salt and process in a blender until smooth.
  • Cut sausages into small pieces and sauté them in a medium saucepan.
  • Add the “pasta” and bell peppers to the sausages. Stir in the pesto sauce. Serve hot.

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