Grain-Free Spaghetti Noodles with Garlic (Zucchini Noodles/Pasta)

Just like my other post that used zucchini as the noodles, I am astonished that these taste much better than they sound. I avoided all the recipes that used zucchini as noodles when I first started this diet, but really, they aren’t bad! They remind me slightly of egg noodles.

Grain-Free Spaghetti Noodles with Garlic (Zucchini Noodles/Pasta)

Ingredients:
1-2 zucchini
oil of choice (I used Extra-Virgin Olive Oil)
garlic salt

Directions:
1. Peel zucchini. (I take off the green peeling for a more “appealing” noodle-look but you can probably use the green peelings as well!)
2. Using vegetable peeler, peel zucchini to make ribbons/noodles. (Stop when you get to the seeds.)
3. Put noodles between 2 paper towels and pat to remove some moisture. (I’ve also read you can put them in a colander and let them drain for a half hour.)
4. Put zucchini noodles, oil and garlic into a large skillet. Saute for 5-7 minutes or until they have reached desired tenderness.
5. Serve with your favorite sauce!

*Try playing with your favorite seasonings. I grew up always having toast with garlic salt sprinkled on top so I thought I’d incorporate the garlic flavor in my noodles–I loved them! Let me know what flavor variations you try!

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