Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles)

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Plan Z Phase: This is a Z3 (ZReboot) recipe.

Servings: Serves 2 – 4 depending on the portions

All you need for special tools for this dish is a spiralizer. They are very inexpensive and can be found in most kitchen supply stores or online.

You’ll never miss the pasta if you start serving these with your Italian dishes. They are pretty, too!


  • 5 – 6 cups of zucchini noodles. You can use the larger size cutter on your spiralizer for really steady-sized noodles. This will require 1 medium zucchini and one smaller one.  You can make extra and serve them later, too.
  • 3 Tbl of butter
  • 1 Tbl of olive oil


Put the oil and butter in a larger saute pan. Melt the butter on medium. Combining butter and olive oil keeps the butter from browning longer.

If you think your zucchini noodles might be too long, you can cut them shorter with a knife.

When the butter is melted, add your zucchini noodles. Just use a tong and saute them on medium for a few minutes until they are slighted wilted. Keep turning them over and over to coat them with butter. They won’t take long to cook.

You can grate on some sea salt and pepper if you like, or even add dried Italian herbs or other seasonings. If you want them spicy for a dish, sprinkle on a bit of cayenne. Or for an Indian dish, you can add some curry powder. For Mexican, they’d be nice with a bit of chili powder. Or even add a bit of your favorite meat rub for a different twist. Get the idea? They are also absolutely delightful just plain.



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