Zucchini Ribbon Zoodles and Meatballs

Zoodles Final Pic

I got the idea for this from Nom Nom Paleo, then I completely changed the recipe.


I went shopping in my garden for this one!Zoodle Mix

3-5 big tomatoes

3-5 cloves of garlic

1/4 Cup olive oil

Bunch of fresh basil

Mushrooms (optional)

1-3 teaspoon of salt

1 pound ground beef

1 bell pepper

1 small medium heat jalapeño pepper (seeds removed)

1 big zucchini or 4-6 small

Pepper to taste


Make the red sauce (You will want to cook while you make your Zucchini Zoodles) –Red Sauce Cookin

1.) Blend up tomatoes and put into saucepan.

2.) Mash, chop or mince garlic cloves, then sauté for 30 seconds in 1/4 Cup olive oil (be careful not to burn the garlic).  Add to red sauce, garlic and all.

3.) Add 1-3 tsp of salt and a handful of chopped fresh basil

4.) Chop up bell and jalapeño and mix with ground beef, and then roll into meat balls.

5.) Cook meatballs on skillet completely and add to red sauce.

6.) Set red sauce aside to simmer while you make your zoodles.

Zucchini Zoodles – Zoodles

1.) Take a carrot peeler and peel the entire zucchini like you would a carrot.

2.) Stir fry in a little bit of olive oil until tender.

3.) Plate the zoodles and cover with red sauce and meatballs.

This recipe really is easy, don’t get caught up in the amounts…just taste the sauce and make adjustments as needed.

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