Zucchini Noodles with Basil Crèma

Zucchini Noodles with Basil Crèma by

Gigi Stewart, M.A.


Shopping List

  • 2 or 3 medium zucchini, whole, washed, ends trimmed (no need to peel)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 3 ounces feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons milk, for thinning sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Cherry tomatoes, basil sprig and additional feta, optional garnishes



  1. Spiral cut the zucchini; set “noodles” aside.
  2. In a food processor, combine all ingredients except milk; blend until smooth.
  3. Turn processor off, scrape down sides and blend again briefly to mix.
  4. Use milk, adding 1 tablespoon at a time, to achieve desired thickness of the sauce.
  5. Serve zucchini noodles topped with sauce, garnish as desired and serve.