This Zucchini Noodles recipe is carb and gluten free and did we mention, yummy? Adding Zucchini to your diet is a smart health choice and with recipes like Zucchini Fritters, there are plenty of ideas you’ll love.
It’s a great alternative to traditional Pasta and so much healthier. You also won’t suffer the carb crashes or the weight gain.
Zucchini Noodles are often referred to as Zoodles. Whatever you choose to call them, delicious is probably the best description!
They look wonderful plated up with your favorite dish and you can even mix them with yellow squash when in season. So, before we get into how to make your Zucchini Noodles, we thought we would run through some of the many health benefits.
9 Health Benefits Of Eating Zucchini
via Dr. Axe
As you can see, it improves eye health, is a great source of antioxidants and is low in calories and carbs. It also aids with thyroid balance and adrenal function. It can also reduce the risk of diabetes, is a great source of potassium and vitamin B.
How To Make Zucchini Noodles Video Tutorial
We have included a video from All Recipes and you will be shown how to make them using a Vegetable Peeler. If you prefer, a Spiralizer is another popular option. We highly recommend that you view the video to ensure the best results. To watch, click Play above ^
Zucchini Noodles Cooking Instructions
This is a highly rated recipe on All Recipes and comes from member Becka. This is what she says about her recipe.
“These Zucchini Noodles are a tasty and fairly simple way for people on a gluten-free or wheat-free diet to enjoy a noodle dish. I usually use 4 zucchini and 2 summer squash for a colorful mix.”
Zucchini Noodles Ingredients
Preparation Time 35 minutes Cooking Time 10 Minutes
- 6 Zucchini
- 2 Teaspoons Salt
- 3 Tablespoons Margarine
- 1 Clove Garlic. minced (optional)
- salt and black pepper to taste
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
Cut zucchini into thin, noodle-like strips (a mandoline works well for this). Toss with the 2 teaspoons salt, and place in a colander to drain for 30 minutes.
Bring a pot of water to boil. Add zucchini; cook for one minute. Drain; rinse immediately with cold water to stop cooking.
Heat margarine in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add zucchini and garlic; cook and stir until just tender, about 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.