Posted by Calin Denny On July 31, 2021
Here are 20 low carb and keto recipes with zucchini noodles, with some delicious ways to expand your low carb zucchini options!
Zucchini noodles have been around for a few years and are so popular now that many people have discovered that they are a great low-carb alternative to pasta or as a base for a low-carb meal. In fact, you may find pre-sliced zucchini noodles in the produce section of your favorite supermarket. I love zucchini made into pasta, but I think it takes some attention to detail to turn it into a really delicious dish. But over the years I’ve made some zucchini pasta recipes that I’ve really enjoyed, and we’re entering a time of year when zucchini is plentiful, so I hope some of these Low carb and keto recipes with zucchini noodles It will inspire you to try them!
And of course some of my readers are in the Southern Hemisphere where winter is approaching, so I’ve also included ideas for using zucchini noodles in soup, which is one of my favorite ways to use it! I also include links to some delicious zucchini pasta recipes from other bloggers; Have fun!
What are zucchini noodles?
Zucchini noodles are simply thin slices of raw zucchini that are used in the recipe the same way you would use wheat pasta. You can make zucchini noodles yourself (see below) or they are widely available for purchase in most supermarkets. And did you know that these noodles made with sliced zucchini are also called Zoodles by some people? (Uses Spiralizer Recipes For all zucchini noodles or recipes that can be served with zucchini noodles on this site.)
How do you make zucchini noodles?
If you are a zucchini pasta beginner, you may want to read my post about it Three ways to make zucchini noodles. Then get yourself one of three inexpensive Tools (affiliate links) that can turn zucchini into noodles, and cook! I hope you enjoy trying some of these delicious zucchini noodles ideas, and you can also make noodles from other vegetables if you have them. Spiralizer (continued link) Or one of the more stable tools for making vegan pasta.
How do you cook zucchini noodles?
Zucchini noodles can be eaten raw, but when I serve them with a hot sauce, I like to heat up some olive oil, season the oil with sliced garlic (which is then removed) and then cook the zucchini quickly over high heat for a few minutes. I think this method perfectly softens and seasons the zucchini.
Dinner with zucchini noodles:
If I had to pick out my favorite zucchini noodle dish, this might be it Zucchini noodles with cherry tomato pasta sauce. Check out this unique sauce made with olive oil, garlic, cherry tomatoes, herbs and chili flakes!
Zucchini Noodle Mock Pasta Salad It contains Italian sausage, roasted red peppers, olives, and spring onions, plus a delicious basil vinaigrette that refreshes the flavors.
Zucchini noodles with tuna and green olives She is a wonderful dinner made mostly of pantry ingredients; If you like tuna, you have to try it!
Mediterranean Zucchini Noodles Not only is it low carb, it’s also vegan for anyone who cares about these things! A lot of flavors from onions, garlic, herbs, olives and capers.
We loved the peanut sauce and tahini for this one Minced beef zucchini noodles with peanut sauceBut you can use all the peanut butter if you don’t have tahini.
Kara and I fainted on this Greek style zucchini noodles. They have all the flavors that make Greek salad so good!
You’ll love this great peanut sauce Vegan Zucchini Bowl with Peanut Sauce and Sriracha.
Instant Pot lovers will make this Instant pasta sauce with sausage, tomatoes and herbs Over and over again, and there are instructions on the stove if you prefer this method. This sauce is perfect to serve over zucchini noodles, and some family members can eat pasta too if that’s how you make it at home!
Delicious soups with zucchini noodles:
More dinners with zucchini noodles
Roasted garlic shrimp with zucchini pasta ~ Cook all well
Chicken noodle salad with pesto and zucchini ~ Calin’s Kitchen
Alfredo sausage with zucchini noodles ~ Every day I dream about food
Zucchini noodles with tomatoes and burrata ~ Calin’s Kitchen
Zucchini Noodles Salad with Parmesan Cheese and Walnuts ~ I’m breathing I’m hungry
Zucchini Noodle Shrimp Scampi ~ Low-Carb Veteran
Zucchini noodles with creamy pesto and exploding tomatoes ~ Low Carb with Jennifer
Zucchini salad with lemon and feta ~ Joy fills eats