clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Spiralized Squash Salad with Pepper Pesto

  • Author: Jessi Heggan
  • Prep Time: 30
  • Total Time: 45
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Diet: Gluten Free


A healthy Spiralized Squash Salad with Pepper Pesto. Zucchini and yellow squash that is spiralized and then tossed in a pepper and pumpkin seed pesto.



Spiralized Squash

  • 1 large zucchini, spiralized
  • 1 large yellow squash, spiralized

Chile Pesto

  • 2 poblano peppers (3oz)
  • 1 green bell pepper (4oz)
  • 1 jalapeno, cored and seeded
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½ cup cilantro, fresh
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil


  1. Spiralize the zucchini and yellow squash in to spaghetti noodles and set aside in a large bowl.
  2. Add the poblano, bell pepper, jalapeno, pumpkin seeds, garlic and cilantro to a food processor or blender and pulse in to small pieces.
  3. Add the lime, red wine vinegar, salt, maple and olive oil and blend until mixture is thoroughly combined.
  4. Pour the pepper pesto on top of the noodles and toss to combine. Let set in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes and then serve with more pumpkin seeds.



  • Serving Size: 4

Keywords: Spiralized squash salad, squash salad with pepper pesto, squash salad