Zucchini Noodle A.K.A Zoodle Recipes
What is zoodle do you suppose? Is it same as noodle or what? Well, let me answer that kind of question first. Zoodle stands for zucchini noodle which is an incredibly fresh alternative of pasta. Zoodle is believed as a great way to increase the amount of vegetables we eat. You can make zoodle with many other ingredients such as these zoodle recipes.
- Paleo Noodles with Bacon and Shrimp
3-4 slices bacon
2-3 tablespoon butter
1 garlic clove (minced)
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 cup green onions (minced)
12 large shrimp (peeled and deveined)
Salt and pepper
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
2-3 medium zucchinis (peeled and spiralized)
4-6 chopped basil leaves
- In a large cast iron skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat. Remove it and drain on a plate lined with paper towel.
- In a clean skillet, melt the butter and add garlic. Cook for about 30 seconds and add red pepper, green onions and shrimp. Season it with salt and pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes.
- Turn the shrimp and add lemon juice to cook for 2 minutes. Remove the shrimp with a slotted spoon.
- Then, add the zoodle and toss to combine. Cook until tender then return the shrimp to skillet with basil and crumble in the bacon and toss.
- Cajun Zoodle
2 (about 1 lb.) zucchini squash (peeled)
1 tablespoon coconut oil
½ red onion (thinly sliced)
1 red bell pepper (thinly sliced)
1 green bell pepper (thinly sliced)
8 oz. sliced mushrooms
2 tomatoes (chopped)
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
Salt and pepper
- Create the zoodle first using a spiral slicer and season with salt. Set aside.
- In a deep skillet, melt the coconut oil and sauté the sliced onion and peppers over medium heat for 8 minutes. Add mushroom and tomatoes, saute for another 5 minutes.
- Rinse the zoodle with water and pat dry with a towel. Add your zoodles to the sauteed veggies with Cajun seasoning and stir. Season with salt and pepper and serve.