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No Need for Spiralizer for One Minute Zucchini Noodles

Updated on October 11, 2014

Zucchini Noodles with Tomato Sauce

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Versatile and Easy Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini noodles take only minutes to create, ready for sauces, oils, cheeses or whatever your imagination conjures up to pour over them. Zucchini tastes very mild and easily works with any flavors you incorporate into your dish.

How to Make Zucchini Noodles with a Box Grater

Zoodles fit happily into many types of diets

Low-calorie, Gluten-free, Paleo, Raw Food, and Non-Dairy diets are all accomodated by zucchini noodles themselves. The choice of toppings the individual creates in their dish then modifies the zoodles to their specific needs.

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Eat Zoodles Raw or Warm

Prep time: 1 min
Cook time: 1 min
Ready in: 2 min
Yields: Just heat in hot water for 1 minute and drain.

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Spaghetti Noodle Comparison

Types of Noodle
Amount
Calories
Zoodles
2 cups
45
Plain Noodles
1 cup
182
Whole Wheat Noodles
1 cup
174

More Fun Ingredients For Toppings

Olives, mushrooms of all kinds, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted red peppers and other peppers, onions, and many other vegetables create good raw options.

For traditional spaghetti all the raw extras, plus cheese and meats add lots of flavor.

Zoodles with Mozzarella, Olive Oil and Basil

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Olive Oil and Basil Topping for a Raw Meal

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Zucchini- A Low Calorie Food

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Serving (100 g)Per Serving % Daily Value*

Calories 45

Sodium 10mg 0%

Potassium 800.04mg 23%

Carbohydrates 9g 3%

Dietary Fiber 4g 16%

Sugars 5g

Protein 4g

Vitamin A 0% · Vitamin C 83% Calcium 0% · Iron 44%

Read more: Calories in Whole Foods Market - Zucchini, 1 large raw | Nutrition and Health Facts http://caloriecount.about.com/calories-whole-foods-zucchini-i118336#ixzz3Dfv8tyQ6

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      juliecaroline 3 years ago from Tacoma, Washington USA

      Thanks for reading. I've been admiring your hubs for a while, especially how you help other writers.

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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      I had no idea...see how little I know about food. This is great...we just harvested our zucchini...thank you.