Zucchini used to be just another vegetable, but thanks to a handy dandy spiralizer they’ve gotten a whole lot more ap-peeling. If you’re all about zoodles, then we’ve got a round up of the best, healthy zucchini noodle recipes that will get you a meal on the table in 30 minutes tops.


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    How to make perfect zucchini noodles

    Before you head off to make these easy, delicious recipes, it’s worth taking some time to learn how to make non-soggy zucchini noodles to keep your meals palatable. This mega post on how to make zucchini noodles covers everything you need to know including:

    • 5 methods to cut zucchini noodles
    • 4 ways to dry them out so they don’t turn into a soggy mush
    • How to use them for meal prep and store any leftovers for future use

    Zoodle recipes

    All these easy zucchini noodle recipes are healthy and vegetarian. Best of all, each takes less than 30 minutes total (including prep and cook time) to make.

    Lemon garlic zucchini noodles

    A simple, fresh zucchini pasta recipe that’s herby and light.
    Total time: 20 minutes (via Kirbie’s Cravings)

    Mediterranean zucchini noodle salad

    A cold salad recipe packed with lots of nutrients and flavors from artichokes, kalamata olives, chickpeas, tomatoes, and feta cheese.
    Total time: 20 minutes (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

    Summer zucchini noodle salad

    A salad that includes grilled corn and blueberries, making it a great potluck dish.
    Total time: 25 minutes (via Food Faith Fitness)

    Zucchini noodle soup

    An easy instant pot recipe with Mexican flair thanks to its the chipotle flavor. Lentils, which make a great protein addition, are the star of this soup.
    Total time: 28 minutes (via Easy Cooking with Molly)

    Zucchini pasta recipes

    Zucchini spaghetti with chunky marinara sauce

    A low-carb, healthified version of a classic kid-friendly dish. A clever spiralizer hack to get kids to eat more veggies.
    Total time: 30 minutes (via Gimme Some Oven)

    Spinach parmesan zucchini noodles

    A simple dish that puts the emphasis the green, leafy veggie goodness. Make sure to use a cheese like this to keep it completely free of animal products.
    Total time: 20 minutes (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

    Fettuccine alfredo with zoodles

    This creamier pasta dish is extra low carb since it uses zucchini for the noodles and cauliflower for the sauce.
    Total time: 25 minutes (via Lemons and Basil)

    Zucchini pasta with pesto

    Basil is one of our favorite pesto flavors, which is the main highlight of this recipe.
    Total time: 20 minutes (via Cookie and Kate)

    Keto zucchini noodle

    This vegan-friendly zucchini pasta with avocado pesto has 8 net carbs.
    Total time: 15 minutes (via Keto Diet App)

    Asian zoodle recipes

    Thai zucchini noodle salad with cabbage

    The spicy, peanut-based sauce gives this cool dish a bit of heat in a very delicious way.
    Total time: 30 minutes (via Evolving Table)

    Asian zucchini noodles

    This easy recipe takes the shortest amount of time, clocking in at only 10 minutes!
    Total time: 10 minutes (via Gimme Delicious)

    Zucchini noodle stir fry

    This vegan chow mein with marinated tofu is a much healthier alternative to Chinese takeout. (Speaking of takeout, check out our spiralized sweet potatoes post for some great fried “rice.”)
    Total time: 25 minutes (via Abbey’s Kitchen)

    Zoodle ramen

    The soy and sesame-flavored ramen soup is a lighter dish perfect for cold, wet nights.
    Total time: 20 minutes (via Food with Feeling)

    These zucchini noodle recipes are so easy and healthy that you’ll want to make them again and again! Put your spiralizer to use to satisfy your tummy with these delicious dishes.




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