Zucchini Noodles 'Zoodles' Alfredo

'Zoodles' Zucchini Noodles Alfredo, big yum!
 
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Zucchini noodles are hot right now. I do not have a spiral cutter but I do have a mandolin. You can use a knife or a vegetable peeler or even cut across into rounds. This is a creamy cheesy 10! Keep the flavors simple and clean to showcase the zucchini. It's just delicious, fresh and healthy!
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Ingredients
  • ½ cup part skim milk ricotta
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan, Romano, or Locatelli cheese
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 medium zucchini, cut into strips, noodles, zoodles, rounds, or strips
  • Crushed red pepper
Instructions
  1. In a bowl or food processor blend ricotta, Parmesan, ¼ teaspoon salt and black pepper to taste. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, saute the garlic in the olive oil until lightly golden. Add zucchini noodles and toss over medium high heat until softened, 4 to 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste, along with a pinch of crushed red pepper. Remove pan from heat.
  3. Add the cheese mixture to the pan and carefully fold in as it softens and melts. Add additional salt and pepper to taste if needed.

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10 thoughts on “‘Zoodles’ Zucchini Noodles Alfredo, big yum!

      • Angelle says:

        You could use a simple measure for serving size, such as 1 cup, so folks can easily adjust to their personal needs. Or perhaps give a total quantity for how much the recipe makes.

  1. Kirsten says:

    Hi Susan! Just curious, there is garlic in the ingredients but not in the recipe. Is it used to sauté the zucchini? Thank you!

    • Susan Maria Leach says:

      Kirsten, the garlic is blended with the cheese in the recipe. “In a bowl or food processor blend ricotta, Parmesan, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt and black pepper to taste. Set aside.”

  2. Annette Ellis says:

    Very nice!!!! I have a large zucchini just waiting to become zoodles!!! This will be a great addition to my noodle substitution plan!!!! I will add this in with my spaghetti squash!!

  3. Ember says:

    I haven’t had the surgery but have gone vegetarian and started working out over the last year (I’m down 130 pounds!). Definitely going to try this recipe tomorrow night!! Thank you!!!!

  4. Jody Kotys says:

    This was soooo easy and delish! I added some Italian herbs and a little red pepper flakes to the cheese sauce. Excellent!

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