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23 Best Zucchini Noodle Recipes for Every Meal

JANUARY 24, 2023
23 Best Zucchini Noodle Recipes for Every Meal
Zucchini noodles, or "zoodles," are a delicious and nutritious way to enjoy your favorite pasta dishes. With a spiralizer, you can quickly transform zucchini and other veggies into long, spaghetti-like strands. Zoodles are a great low-carb alternative to traditional noodles, and they're also a great way to sneak more veggies into your meals. From zucchini noodle stir-frys to zoodle bakes and an easy sheet pan version, you'll find a variety of delicious dishes here. We've found the best zucchini noodle recipes that make the most of this versatile veggie. So get your spiralizer ready and let's get cooking!
No. 2 Pencil

Sheet Pan Lemon Garlic Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles

Enjoy a delicious and healthy meal with this easy-to-follow sheet pan recipe of lemon garlic shrimp and zucchini noodles. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner!
501
19
18 min
TOTAL TIME
411
CALORIES
$7.19
PER SERVING
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Sheet Pan Lemon Garlic Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles
Delish

Zoodle Alfredo With Bacon

Skip the spaghetti and try this zoodle Alfredo with bacon from Delish.com.
3
6,181
1,471
20 min
TOTAL TIME
603
CALORIES
$2.48
PER SERVING
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Zoodle Alfredo With Bacon
Vibrant Plate

Low-Carb Cherry Tomato Zucchini Noodles {Zoodles}

Cherry Tomato Zucchini Noodles are a light & delicious low-carb vegan meal with tons of flavor.
2
197
30 min
TOTAL TIME
196
CALORIES
$2.14
PER SERVING
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Low-Carb Cherry Tomato Zucchini Noodles {Zoodles}
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Cast Iron Keto

Keto Creamy Tuscan Zucchini Noodles with Sausage

This Keto Creamy Tuscan Zucchini Noodles with Sausage is packed full of flavor and veggie goodness for a deliciously low-carb one-pan dinner!
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4,286
16
30 min
TOTAL TIME
710
CALORIES
$2.63
PER SERVING
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Keto Creamy Tuscan Zucchini Noodles with Sausage
Beachbody on Demand

Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Chicken

This savory zucchini noodles recipe is topped with pesto, sautéed mushrooms, and chicken for an ultra-low in calorie, low-carb substitute for pasta.
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1,848
872
30 min
TOTAL TIME
294
CALORIES
$3.28
PER SERVING
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Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Chicken
Gimmedelicious

4 ingredient Garlic Chicken Zoodles

This 4-ingredient garlic chicken zoodle dish is a quick and easy meal that packs a flavorful punch! Perfect for busy weeknights or lazy Sunday meals.
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615
32
15 min
TOTAL TIME
501
CALORIES
$2.21
PER SERVING
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4 ingredient Garlic Chicken Zoodles
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Cooklist AI

Garlic Chicken Zoodle Delight

This delightful dish pairs juicy garlic chicken with tender zucchini noodles, all sprinkled with a touch of parmesan cheese. Simple to make in just a few steps, it's perfect for a deliciously healthy meal on any weeknight.
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13 min
TOTAL TIME
542
CALORIES
$2.32
PER SERVING
Garlic Chicken Zoodle Delight
Directions
5 STEPS
1
Heat a large heavy-duty pan over medium-high heat.
2
Add olive oil and minced garlic. Cook garlic for 30 seconds to 1 minute or until fragrant, being careful not to burn the garlic.
3
Add diced chicken, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper to the pan. Cook the chicken for 5-6 minutes, or until golden and cooked through.
4
Toss the spiralized zucchini noodles into the pan and cook for 1 minute, then remove from heat.
5
Sprinkle the cooked dish with grated parmesan cheese before serving.
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Dinner at the Zoo

Teriyaki Chicken Zucchini Noodles

One of my favorite ways to eat zoodles is this quick and easy teriyaki chicken zucchini noodles recipe! It's chunks of chicken and bell peppers, all tossed in a homemade teriyaki sauce and served over sauteed zoodles. It's light, healthy and the perfect way to get your take out fix at home!
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13,943
181
30 min
TOTAL TIME
397
CALORIES
$1.83
PER SERVING
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Teriyaki Chicken Zucchini Noodles
Dinner Then Dessert

Healthy Thai Peanut Chicken Zucchini Noodles

Healthy Thai Peanut Chicken Zucchini Noodles with a fresh peanut lime sauce mixed with veggie noodles makes a perfect light meal and lunch the next day!
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171.2k
695.0
25 min
TOTAL TIME
317
CALORIES
$1.53
PER SERVING
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Healthy Thai Peanut Chicken Zucchini Noodles
The Paleo Running Momma

BLT Pesto Zoodles {Keto, Whole30}

These BLT Pesto Zoodles are packed with savory flavor and crunch! An easy basil pesto plus crispy bacon and tomatoes make these zoodles a favorite for everyone in the family. Gluten-free, dairy-free and Whole30 options, and keto friendly.
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4,894
49
424
CALORIES
$3.55
PER SERVING
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BLT Pesto Zoodles {Keto, Whole30}
Salt and Lavender

15 Minute Garlic Shrimp Zoodles

Easy, delicious, low-carb lemon and garlic shrimp with zucchini noodles.
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21,312
1,375
15 min
TOTAL TIME
262
CALORIES
$3.65
PER SERVING
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15 Minute Garlic Shrimp Zoodles
Downshiftology

Zucchini Noodles with Chicken, Spinach and Parmesan

Zucchini noodles with chicken, spinach and parmesan are a light, low-carb and healthy recipe. Watch the video above to see how quickly this recipe comes together!
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2,869
62
45 min
TOTAL TIME
428
CALORIES
$2.04
PER SERVING
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Zucchini Noodles with Chicken, Spinach and Parmesan
Jeanette's Healthy Living

Chinese Five Spice Ground Turkey Zucchini Noodles

If you have a spiralizer, you can make your own zucchini noodles. You can also find zucchini noodles at some supermarkets in the produce section.
3
790
21
30 min
TOTAL TIME
241
CALORIES
$3.43
PER SERVING
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Chinese Five Spice Ground Turkey Zucchini Noodles
Raymond's Food

Chicken and Zucchini Noodles in Vodka Cream Sauce

Chicken and Zucchini Noodles in Vodka Cream Sauce
113
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
444
CALORIES
$2.59
PER SERVING
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Chicken and Zucchini Noodles in Vodka Cream Sauce
Salt and Lavender

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Zoodles

These sweet and spicy chicken zoodles are a quick and easy low-carb recipe that's fresh and flavorful. Ready in 15 minutes!
2
1,637
8
15 min
TOTAL TIME
461
CALORIES
$2.13
PER SERVING
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Sweet and Spicy Chicken Zoodles
She Likes Food

Lower Carb Zucchini Noodle Spaghetti Bake

A lower carb pasta dish that's super comforting and perfect for a quick and easy dinner!
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11,773
19
45 min
TOTAL TIME
220
CALORIES
$1.21
PER SERVING
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Lower Carb Zucchini Noodle Spaghetti Bake
Two Peas and Their Pod

Southwestern Zucchini Noodle Bowls

This easy and healthy zucchini recipe is perfect for summertime and a great meal prep recipe. Prep all of the ingredients and keep them in the fridge so you can make the zucchini noodle bowls all week!
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4,463
43
25 min
TOTAL TIME
892
CALORIES
$2.26
PER SERVING
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Southwestern Zucchini Noodle Bowls
Spices in My DNA

Garlic Roasted Tomato Chicken Sausage Zucchini Noodles

These Garlic Roasted Tomato Chicken Sausage Zucchini Noodles are a low-carb, incredibly delicious 30 minute meal! The tomatoes are roasted in the oven with garlic and olive oil until super sweet and juicy, and then tossed with zucchini noodles, chicken sausage, fresh basil, and grated parm!
1
925
8
30 min
TOTAL TIME
573
CALORIES
$6.78
PER SERVING
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Garlic Roasted Tomato Chicken Sausage Zucchini Noodles
With Salt and Wit

One Pot Cheesy Taco Zucchini Noodle Skillet

One Pot Cheesy Taco Zucchini Noodle Skillet is a healthy spin on Taco Tuesday! Zucchini noodles, enchilada spiced ground turkey, black beans, corn and creamy avocado help makeover this dish!
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174
30 min
TOTAL TIME
747
CALORIES
$3.10
PER SERVING
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One Pot Cheesy Taco Zucchini Noodle Skillet
Best Recipe Box

Zucchini Noodles Chow Mein

You can add chicken, pork, beef or shrimp. Just cook your protein after you add the onions and garlic. Then continue the recipe. See post for additional recipe details. We used a Spiralizer to create the zucchini noodles.
20
90,178
640
20 min
TOTAL TIME
234
CALORIES
$2.70
PER SERVING
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Zucchini Noodles Chow Mein
Sunkissed Kitchen

Zoodles Primavera

A delicious zucchini noodle dish, tossed in a creamy lemon sauce and topped with tons of fresh, crisp vegetables! You'll love this satisfying, low carb "pasta" dish.
1
2,118
1
35 min
TOTAL TIME
256
CALORIES
$1.90
PER SERVING
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Zoodles Primavera
Kirbie's Cravings

Garlic Beef Zucchini Noodles

A low carb version of beef lo mein. Zucchini noodles are mixed with tender strips of garlic beef for an easy and flavorful meal perfect for your weekly meal prep.
7,849
287
30 min
TOTAL TIME
284
CALORIES
$2.54
PER SERVING
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Garlic Beef Zucchini Noodles
Salt and Lavender

15 Minute Garlic Lime Cashew Zoodles

These 15 minute garlic lime cashew zoodles are a super easy and healthy vegan meal option.
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28,825
642
15 min
TOTAL TIME
512
CALORIES
$2.17
PER SERVING
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15 Minute Garlic Lime Cashew Zoodles
The Paleo Running Momma

Zucchini Noodles with Sausage Tomato Cream Sauce {Paleo, Whole30}

These zucchini noodles are made deliciously savory with lots of spicy Italian sausage, and a creamy tomato sauce.  Quick to throw together on a weeknight and easy to make ahead of time too!  It's a filling, family friendly lunch or dinner that's Paleo, Whole30, dairy free and low carb too!
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9,977
410
1 hr 15 min
TOTAL TIME
265
CALORIES
$1.42
PER SERVING
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Zucchini Noodles with Sausage Tomato Cream Sauce {Paleo, Whole30}
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