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Zucchini noodle spaghetti is a gluten-free alternative to regular pasta.

Zucchini Spaghetti

This zucchini spaghetti is a delicious pasta alternative.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Zucchini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 169kcal
Cost $1.18 per serving


  • 4 medium zucchinis
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 lb ground turkey optional
  • 28 ounce can whole tomatoes (or use fresh if you have them)
  • 1 to 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tbs red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbs chopped basil


  • With a mandolin or similar device, cut the zucchini julienne-style.
  • Boil a large pot of water. Add the zucchini and cook for one minute. Drain.
  • In a large cast-iron skillet, warm the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant but not brown.
  • Add the ground turkey to the skillet and cook until no longer pink.
  • Add the tomatoes, honey, red wine vinegar, salt and pepper. Simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  • Add the basil and heat for one more minute.
  • Divide the zucchini among four pasta bowls. Top each serving of zucchini with a portion of the sauce. Serve immediately.


Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 329mg | Potassium: 1052mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 691IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 3mg