20 Healthy Recipes for Zucchini Noodles


Use up summer's bounty with these fun zucchini recipes! Turn zucchini in to noodles and make one of these recipes - from salads to casseroles - you are sure to find a few to love.

Summer means zucchini and lots of it!  Check out these fun healthy recipes for zucchini noodles and other vegetable “noodles!”

Healthy Zucchini Recipes

I love zucchini.  For years sauteed zucchini and summer squash made regular appearances at our summer dinner table. But after learning how to make zucchini noodles last summer, I love how versatile this vegetable has become.  I’ve collected over 20 recipes that use zucchini noodles so I’m never short on ideas. From salads to casseroles, these zucchini recipes will help use up all the zucchini from your garden.

First, see how I use a mandoline to make zucchini noodles quickly and easily!

This yummy Salmon and Cucumber “Noodle” Salad from Girlichef is made with cucumber noodles.

The noodles in Grilled Fish in Foil with Paleo “Noodles” from Tomato Tart are made up of leek, green garlic, and summer squash.

Shrimp, butter and garlic are served over a bed of zucchini noodles in this Shrimp Scampi recipe.

Know Your Produce has a great tutorial on How to Make Eggplant Noodles along with an eggplant Parmesan recipe.

Ease in to using zucchini in place of lasagna noodles in my favorite Vegetarian Lasagna with Zucchini Noodles.

I love this Zucchini Lasagna: Pizza Style from Food Faith Fitness.

Spiralized Vegan Root Vegetable Casserole from Steph in Thyme is made with sweet potato, rutabaga and turnip noodles for a very unique casserole.

Tuscan Italian Sausage Soup with Zucchini Noodles from The Housewife in Training Files looks like a very filling and healthy meal.

We adore curry dishes and Tahini Red Curry Shrimp Zoodles from Magnolia Days looks amazing.

I love anything with buffalo sauce so I’m all in for this Buffalo Chicken Meatballs with Zucchini Noodles and Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce from Food Faith Fitness.

Spiralized Zucchini with Mint Pesto from Steph in Thyme sounds refreshing and great for a hot summer day.

Sweet Corn, Cherry Tomato, and Zucchini Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing from The Housewife in Training Files would make a great summer side dish.

I love the combination of zucchini and artichokes in Zoodles with Artichoke Lemon Petso from Barbara Bakes.

Zucchini goes a little Asian in these delicious Zucchini Noodle Bowls with Spicy Cashew Sauce from Foxes Love Lemons.

Asian Veggie Noodle Salad from The Muffin Myth is also a great way to get a healthy replacement for Chinese take out.

I love the cheese addition in this Cheesy Zucchini Noodles Bake with Roasted Corn and Red Pepper from Farmgirl’s Dabbles.

I love the use of ground turkey instead of beef to lighten up bologness in Turkey Bolognese Zucchini Pasta from The Lemon Bowl.

The dressing alone sounds delicious in Edamame Tossed Zoodles with Honey Walnut Vinaigrette from Tasting Page.

As we head in to fall and squash season, try this Copycat Spaghetti Squash Casserole from True Kitchen from Shockingly Delicious.

Eggplant is another popular summer vegetable that is  perfect to combine with zucchini! Try Hearty Eggplant Mushroom Ragu with Zucchini Noodles from The Hungry Goddess.

For a quick, healthy and portable dish try Asian Zoodle Salad Jars from Foxes Love Lemons.

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10 comments on “20 Healthy Recipes for Zucchini Noodles

  1. I love zucchini as well I can’t wait to try out some of these yummy recipes. Thanks for linking up this week at #HomeMattersParty hope you link up again next week.
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  2. THE BEST round up ever!! Zoodles are phenomenal! 🙂
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  3. Man I love zucchini. This is perfect. I can’t wait to try some new recipes.
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  4. i have tried zucchini noodles once and they were pretty good! i am excited to try some of these recipes next! gotta love low carb options!
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  5. Thank you for including my Hearty Eggplant Mushroom Ragu over spiralized Zucchini noodles recipe in your roundup. Such great inspirations and recipes all together! I’ll definitely add this post to my Clean Eating Group recipe list!

  6. Zucchini Noodles are my jam! Thank you so much for including me!
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  7. What a great collection of squash noodle recipes! Thank you so much for including mine. Pinning and sharing!
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  8. Wow – what a roundup! So many recipes I need to try, mmm. Thanks for sharing two of mine!
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