Julienne Zucchini Noodles

Julienned ZucchiniHere is another way I tried in getting more vegetables in our diet.  I julienned two zucchini squash, added a little salt and let it sick for 20 minutes or about the time it took me to make spaghetti sauce and noodles for the boys.  Then, I heated it in the microwave for 1.5 minutes. We put some “noodles” on our plate and added the spaghetti sauce on top.  Yummy.  Less pasta, more vegetables in a yummy way.

The zucchini was slightly crunchy.  If you want a softer “noodle” just heat a little longer.  Pretty sure Big M and I will be eating spaghetti this way in the future.

If you have ever tried julienne zucchini noodles, what did you think?

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2 thoughts on “Julienne Zucchini Noodles

  1. I’ve used spaghetti squash in this way. I always put shredded zucchini in my meatloaf and meatballs. It’s a great way to get more veggies and because I either use fat free ground turkey or 95% lean ground beef, so it keeps the meat moist. I never add breadcrumbs to the meat. I sometimes add some fresh chopped tomatoes also or spaghetti sauce/tomato sauce to the meat.

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