Ways to Eat Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini noodles or “Zoodles” (as the millennials call it) is the spiralized version of the well-loved vegetable. Zucchini is not new to the health-conscious population, however, the influx of Pinterest posts, Tasty videos and recipe blog posts, introduced the new trend of ‘healthy pasta’.

Carbs has always been the enemy of some weight watchers. As much as they want to devour all the pizza, pasta, donuts, and pastries there is in the world, there is no denying that too much carbs causes weight gain. When carbs from these kinds of foods are not turned into energy, they turn into stored fat. That is why people are on the edge, looking for healthier, low-calorie alternatives to all things white and full of carbs.

That is where the era of zoodles began. The texture, shape and cooking options available for zucchini is very similar to pasta, that is why more and more people try to incorporate this wondrous green veggie into their diets and turn it into sumptuous noodle recipes. In this post, we will be featuring 5 ways to eat your zucchini noodles, according to Suggestive.com:

Vietnamese Pho

If you’re in for the fresh-tasting, hot, full of textures and flavors kind of meal, then you can replace the pho rice noodles with zoodles. The basic ingredients of pho soup are: lemon grass, coriander, meat of your choice, onion, ginger, lime and hoisin sauce. Place your zoodles when the soup is simmered or just before serving and voila! Perfect soup meal for a cold day.

Shrimp Scampi

Who doesn’t like shrimp scampi? This sumptuous bite sized shrimp dish smothered with butter and garlic will definitely hit the spot. And, of course, a healthier choice would be replacing your pasta with zoodles. Stir fry your shrimp in garlic and butter and salt, add appropriate seasonings and other desired toppings, and you have your own version of scampi. According to Suggestive.com, this is a sure-quick recipe that will only take you 25 minutes to prepare. Anything quick and delicious is a must. Try it once and it will surely be one of your dinner staples.