Spiralized vegetable noodles are all the rage these days, and with good reason. Avoid grains by making noodles out of vegetables—anything from carrots to cucumbers to zucchini—they’re an excellent way to squeeze in added nutrients and flavor.
So…what are you waiting for? Hop on the spiralizing train and make one (or all) of these delicious alternative noodle recipes made with vegetables!
Beet noodles combine with arugula, peas and tomatoes to make this one nutrient-rich and colorful dish.
This dish is just like spaghetti minus the carbs! Zucchini noodles topped with a homemade meat sauce–it’s healthy and full of flavor.
Six ingredients are all you need for this delicious zucchini noodle dish. Topped with hemp seeds, walnuts and hard-boiled eggs, it’s sure to fill you up!
This recipe takes fresh macadamia nut pesto, zucchini noodles and plump steamed shrimp – truly mouthwatering!
Sweet and Spicy Cucumber Noodles
This dish uses cucumbers, arugula and red pepper flakes to spice things up. Add in a bit of orange juice and garlic powder and you’ve got yourself one flavorful meal!
Recipe: She Knows
Lemon Cucumber Noodles with Cumin
Lemon makes everything a bit more refreshing, doesn’t it? Combine it with cucumbers and cumin in this 4-ingredient dish for a light meal.
Recipe: Civilized Caveman Cooking
Raw Balsamic Tahini Beet Noodles
A fun and healthy way to eat beets! These noodles couldn’t be simpler to prepare, and are a great way to flavor up your beets.
Recipe: Strength and Sunshine
Coconut Curry with Sweet Potato Noodles
This coconut curry dish is made with coconut milk and TONS of veggies for a flavor-packed, balanced meal. Topped with mango chutney for added sweetness!
Recipe: Food Faith Fitness
Beet “Pasta” with Lemon-Creme Sauce and Broiled Salmon
Get out of that beet rut and whip up this flavorful pasta. You’ll be surprised (in a good way!) at how well beet pairs with lemon thanks to the savory lemon-creme sauce.
Recipe: In Sonnets Kitchen
Hot Beet Noodle Salad
This recipe starts with beet noodles and then mixes bacon, Brussels sprouts and mushrooms to top things off. Your taste buds are sure to love this beet dish.
Recipe: Paleo in Comparison
Beef and Broccoli Sweet Potato Noodles
This recipe puts a spin on traditional “stir fry” by using sweet potato noodles instead of rice. The noodles are still topped with beef and broccoli, but this dish has added nutrients, thanks to the sweet potato noodles.
Recipe: Hold the Grain
Spiralized Beetroot Noodle Salad with Orange Vinaigrette
Beet and orange? Oh yeah! Another flavor combination that you may not have thought of, but should definitely try. It’s fruity, crisp and just sweet enough.
Recipe: The Foodie Teen
Southwest Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl
What do you get when you combine sweet potato noodles, kale, peppers, avocado, and lime juice? This Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl, of course! This bowl would make an excellent lunch or dinner option.
Recipe: Shared Appetite
Rad Rainbow Raw Pad Thai
Looking for a raw vegetable noodle dish? Look no further! This Raw Pad Thai uses zucchini AND carrot noodles. Sub the edamame for tofu and you’ve got yourself a healthy, Paleo-friendly meal.
Recipe: Oh She Glows
Kale Pesto Zoodles
These zoodles (zucchini+noodles) are smothered in a creamy kale pesto sauce and topped with sautéed mushrooms and shrimp. Talk about delicious!
Recipe: The Almond Eater
Zoodles with Chicken and Almond Butter Sauce
Zucchini noodles topped with chicken and mixed vegetables covered in a spicy almond butter sauce. What’s not to love?
Recipe: The Lean Green Bean
Paleo Spaghetti alla Carbonara
This recipe puts a spin on the traditional spaghetti alla carbonara by using zucchini noodles, eggs and coconut milk. A healthier pasta option!
Recipe: Paleo Pot
Sausage and Kale Over Butternut
Butternut squash noodles make a perfect dinner, especially when topped with kale, sausage and sage. Give these butternut noodles a try today!
Recipe: A Whole New Twist
Spiralized Apple and Cabbage Slaw
Whether you are or aren’t a fan of traditional slaw, you’re going to love this apple slaw. It’s sweet, bright and crisp–perfect for summertime.
Sesame Ginger Garlic Chicken and Broccoli Carrot Noodle Stir Fry
This simple stir fry recipe can easily be made for lunches and comes together in just one pan! Tons of flavor with as few dirty dishes as possible? Sign me up!
Recipe: The Paleo Mom
Spring Pea and Onion Noodle Bowls
This is a light and flavorful dish that uses kelp noodles as a base and can be topped with chicken, seafood or tofu. Add peas and onion for added flavor and nutrients!
Recipe: Cotter Crunch