Vegetarian pesto courgette and carrot noodles with feta cheese and olives
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Vegetarian pesto courgette n' carrot noodles with feta cheese and olives

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine World Cuisine
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Ramona Sebastian

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 3 courgettes (shredded or spiralised)
  • 3 medium carrots (shredded or spiralised)
  • 200 g feta cheese
  • 10-12 green pitted olives
  • 1 pinch dry Italian mixed herbs
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds (mixed)

For the vinaigrette:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp pesto sauce (optional)
  • 3 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp dry oregano
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tiny pinch salt pink Himalayan
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • Place all the ingredients for the vinaigrette into a jar. Place the lid on and give it all a good old shake.
  • Wash the courgettes, peel and wash the carrots. Pat try and spiralise.
  • Transfer the spiralised courgettes and carrots to a large bowl.
  • Chop or slice the olives into small chunks or little slices, sprinkle the sesame seeds, the dry Italian herbs, crumble the feta cheese into desired size crumbles.
  • Give the vinaigrette a last shake and drizzle over the vegetable noodles, toss gently to coat the vegetables uniformly.
  • Transfer into the serving plates and fully enjoy this beauty.

Notes

Vegetarian pesto courgette n' carrot noodles with feta cheese and olives
  • I have added some lemon zest in the past or some mint. Amazingly fresh. 
  • Most times I use garlic stuffed olives but truthfully any kind or flavour, kind and herbed olives would do.
  •  I also do replace the courgette with spiralised cucumber ?? or ‘the curly C' as my daughter calls it.  
  • If you are into salads, you coud also try this superb red cabbage and carrot salad red cabbage salad or this beautiful broccoli salad two superb choices to go with a summer BBQ. 
  • I will come back with more recipes of this type so if you are a bit of a salad freak just like myself, stay tuned.    
Enjoy !