Other Ways to Eat Zucchini Noodles

Chicken Teriyaki

This Asian-inspired recipe will definitely tickle your taste buds. With the availability of pre-made teriyaki sauce, stir frying will be a breeze. Make sure to stir fry your chicken in teriyaki sauce, sprinkle in some sesame seeds and seasoning to taste. Add the zoodles and enjoy! This is also a quick recipe and would probably be done before your Asian food delivery arrives.

Avocado Pesto

It’s pesto, but a lot more healthier! If you’re a fan of the green sauce pasta, then it would be best for you to try out the Avocado pesto. Simply mash the avocado or blend in the food processor, and adding the garlic, basil, oil and salt. This will result to a creamy texture similar to regular pesto. Add zoodles, and you have you healthy avocado pesto! Make sure to serve and eat this dish right away, as Suggestive.com mentioned, avocado quickly oxidizes, changing the quality of the dish.

Walnut Pesto

Another pesto dish that will win your heart is the walnut pesto. Walnuts are one of the tastiest nuts you can find, and according to Suggestive.com, they contain a lot of healthy fats which are good for the body! This sauce can be used for various kinds of pasta, but a much healthier option would be making this with zoodles. You can top the dish with grilled chicken or smoked salmon, or any other healthy meat you prefer.

In the end, it all boils down to choices. If you are someone who still wants the texture and taste of pasta, and having a lot of carbs is out of the question, then by all means stick to the original pasta. If you are someone who likes to experiment, or wants healthier choices for you and your family, then a perfect substitute would be the zucchini noodles. Sure, it won’t be completely similar who what the original pasta will taste and look like, but it’s on excellent replacement for the weight-watching crowd. Try one of these 5 zoodle recipes and you’ll surely be a fan of the healthy noodle.