Take 5: No-Pasta Noodle Dinners

by in Recipes, View All Posts, June 14th, 2017

Zoodles with CheeseNo pasta? No problem! Spiralized veggies make the perfect base for traditional noodle dishes. Go beyond zoodles (aka zucchini noodles) and try your hand at sweet potatoes, asparagus and carrots. You’ll be digging in to a dish with tons of flavor that’s veggie-heavy to boot. Try one of these no-pasta noodle dishes tonight.

Cheesy Zucchini Noodles with Bacon (pictured above)

Eat your vegetables and indulge a little, too. This noodle dish leans more decadent than diet thanks to cheddar cheese sauce and crispy bacon.

Carrot NoodlesCarrot Noodles with Spicy Peanut Dressing

Give your vegetable peeler a new job: noodle-making! You’ll shave carrots into long thin strips with a vegetable peeler before tossing them in a spicy, creamy peanut sauce.

Asparagus NoodlesAsparagus Noodles with Pesto

Go green with this simple noodle dish. Fresh basil pesto is the perfect pairing with lightly cooked asparagus. Baby arugula may seem to disappear in the monochromatic dish, but its peppery flavor is definitely noticable.

Sweet Potato NoodlesSouthwestern Sweet Potato Noodles

Sweet potatoes make the perfect base for taco meat, and now vegetarians can enjoy the flavor combo. Spicy peppers, corn and cilantro turn up the heat and flavor in this southwestern-inspired noodle bowl.

Shrimp Scampi ZoodlesShrimp Scampi Zoodles

Swap your classic spaghetti for zoodles next time you’re in the mood for shrimp scampi. The veggie noodles lighten up the dish without sacrificing flavor.

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