Almost everyone loves pasta, but we don’t exactly love what it does to our waistlines. So many carbs! If you want to lighten up your dishes or simply fit more veggies into your daily diet, a spiralizer is a must-have kitchen gadget. Spiralize zucchinis, potatoes, cucumbers, and more in a cinch! Need some inspiration? We have 18 spiralizer recipes that are (mostly) healthy, hearty and best of all, absolutely delicious.
Spiralizers are an amazing way to get the kiddos to eat veggies!
Spiralizer Recipes for Quick, Easy Meals
What is a Spiralizer?
A spiralizer is a kitchen gadget that turns things into noodles. Don’t have a spiralizer? Get one HERE. (affiliate) You’ll wonder how you ever lived without it!
The spiralizer is an inexpensive tool that turns fresh veggies into faux-noodles (zoodles, if you will, but we won’t). It isn’t just for the carb-averse; everyone from home cooks to restaurant chefs are spiralizing.
1. This Spiralizer Recipe Makes Zucchini Sound Even Fancier
Here’s a light dish that you’ll want to make over and over again: Skinny Bang Bang Zucchini Noodles! The dish gets its name from the sauce – bang bang sauce. And it’s skinny because well, it’s zucchini. It’s a fun and tasty lunch that you can prepare in just minutes. All you need is:
- Two large zucchinis
- Plain Greek Yogurt
- Thai sweet chili sauce
- Hot sauce
- Lime Juice
- And of course, a spiralizer!
Cook zucchini noodles in boiling water for 2-3 minutes and remove them from the water. Mix the other ingredients in a mixing bowl and whisk till smooth. Pour over the noodles and serve! Dinner has never been easier to make.
2. Can We Just Call Them Zoodles?
There cannot possibly be a healthier yummy meal than this pesto Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Tomatoes and Grilled Chicken. It’s good enough to serve your guests, even if they’re not dieting! It’s light, refreshing, and filling – just perfect for summer. For a fully vegetarian meal, drop the chicken and enjoy!
3. Chili Cheese Spiralizer Fries
Ahem! So, this isn’t exactly a healthy dish, but we assure you it’s delicious. In our defense, the chili sauce is vegetarian! Create these fabulously decadent but light chili cheese fries and you’ll have to stop yourself from over-indulging. If you have a spiralizer, you need to try it at least once! Save these for a splurge day and transform your guilty pleasure into a calorie-friendly option.
4. Yummy Pesto Zucchini Noodles With Chicken Sausage Spiralizer Recipe
In 15 minutes or less, you can have Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Chicken Sausage on your table to feed your family. And all you need is 6 ingredients! This dish is fast, delicious, and has way fewer carbs than real pasta. If you’re craving carbs, though, some grilled potatoes would make a great side dish.
5. These Shrimp Scampi Zoodles Will Make Your Dog Eat Veggies
No kidding though. These zoodles are so tasty even dogs can’t resist! Make this lightened-up version of Shrimp Scampi Zoodles and you might never buy pasta. You’ll get loads of flavor and fewer carbs, making this a win-win when it comes to seafood. For more flavor, add some hot sauce and Parmesan cheese if that’s your style.
6. Creamy Ricotta Zucchini Noodles Spiralizer Recipe
Zucchinis seem to be the in thing when it comes to spiralizing vegetables and everyone is a buzz about them. But can you blame them? These zucchini noodles look better than standard noodles! I don’t know about you, but creamy and cheesy foods are my absolute favorite. No wonder I went straight for this Creamy Ricotta Zucchini Noodles recipe. Just look at it!
7. Greek Mythology Isn’t All You Should Know
If you’re a lover of Greek or Mediterranean food, this is it for you. Zucchini noodles are topped with feta cheese, onions, tomatoes, olives, meatballs, and a tangy lemon vinaigrette to make this delicious Greek Meatball Zoodle Bowl. The best part of this recipe is that the meatballs skip the breadcrumbs and eggs and still hold their own.
Eveything’s betta with a little feta.
8. You Will Adore This Creamy And Cheesy Spiralizer Recipe
I can bet you, this is one of the craziest low-carb comfort foods you’ll EVER come across. It takes just 10 minutes to prepare and even less to eat because the sauce is out of this world. You’ll be licking the sauce from this Creamy Sundried Tomatoes and Parmesan Chicken Zoodles dish off your plate and asking for more. It’s healthy, creamy, cheesy, I think I’m gonna cry just thinking of the goodness in here.
9. Amazing Carb-Conscious Spiralizer Recipe
You can’t go wrong with this Middle Eastern Ground Beef Zoodles dish. The slightly spicy Peanut-Tahini sauce perks up the flavors of the beef and goes great with the zucchini noodles. A creative way to cook the zoodles and give them a bit more flavor, is by heating garlic, some olive oil to season the oil, then stir-frying the zoodles over high heat for about 2 minutes. Be careful not to overcook them.
10. Something Else To Spiralize
Zucchinis aren’t the only thing you can spiralize. Try a refreshing Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta. If you find lettuce a bit too leafy for you, this Greek salad offers a lovely alternative – cucumber. Every decent cook knows that cucumbers and lemon juice are heaven on earth. This tangy, flavorful salad with leave you begging for more. Luckily, you can make a whole new bowl of salad in under 10 minutes!
11. Triple Threat or Triple ‘C’?
This Creamy Coconut Curry is made with spiralized sweet potatoes for a gluten-free vegan dish that will make your tastebuds sing. The sauce in this recipe is ah-mazing! The perfect balance of sweet coconut milk and that pop of curry powder is a taste for your tongue to behold!
12. This Butter Squash Spiralizer Recipe Is A Must-Try!
But let’s face it, I do love squash. Butternut Squash Noodles are just as delicious, and they are hearty enough to stand up to a creamy sauce. The noodles are great just tossed with a little olive oil and garlic with fresh herbs or some browned butter with toasted hazelnuts, but these brussel sprout chips have gotta be it!
13. Japanese Kani Salad Spiralizer Recipe
If you love this salad in Japanese restaurants, you’ll dig it even more after you find out how easy it is to make one for yourself. Spicy Sriracha Crab and Cucumber Salad is a cinch with the spiralizer. This flavorful, crisp, crunchy, and tender meal will have you never going to sushi bars again. AND, instead of those imitation crabs in Japanese Restaurants, you can use the real deal!
14. Stir Fry Zoodles Spiralizer Recipe
Sometimes, nothing beats a good ol’ stir fry. Pair it with some meat or serve it alone as a vegetarian dish. Either way, you’ll be pleased with the flavor of this Stir Fry Zoodles and Onions dish. The recipe is super easy and a no-brainer.
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 onions, spiralized
- 4 small (2 large) zucchini
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp teriyaki sauce
- 1 tbsp sesame seeds
- Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
- Add onions and cook till translucent and tender (about 4 to 5 minutes)
- Stir in zucchini and cook for 2 minutes
- Add remaining ingredients and cook for 5 mins, or until zucchini is tender
- Remove from heat and serve!
15. Here’s One Of The BEST Spiralizer Recipes Ever!
This Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles dish is packed with nutrients and flavor, and is paleo, keto, gluten-free and FAST! For that extra kick, season with some lemon. You only need a single pot to make this tantalizing dish.
16. You Must Be Nuts Not To Try This Recipe!
Veggies are fun to eat when you find the right sauce. You’ll go nuts for these Zoodles with Spicy Almond Butter Sauce. They are bursting with flavor, super easy to make, low-carb, and super proteinous. These zoodles are mouth-watering with or without the chicken.
17. Summertime Sesame Peanut Zoodles
The last thing you want to be doing during summertime is spending an afternoon slaving in the kitchen instead of being outdoors or in a pool. This flavorsome dish might be the only thing you eat this summer. It’s so easy to make and there’s absolutely no need to heat up the kitchen to make this dish. Cold Sesame Peanut Zoodles is a no-cook dish that’s perfect for summertime. Shall we say open sesame?
18. A Spiralized Zucchini Recipe That Goes With Almost Everything
And sometimes it’s best to just keep things simple. Cook up some of your favorites, and serve them over a basic zucchini noodle recipe. This Sausage and Peppers Over Zucchini recipe is a great example. Sweet and Spicy Italian sausages with peppers, onions, and zucchini noodles make for one delectable down-time meal.
You can even try these zoodles with some egg noodles!
If you don’t have a spiralizer on hand and are trying to cut on expenditure, you can use a julienne peeler or a mandoline to make your veggie noodles and no one will know the difference!