Our Raw Zucchini Noodles Recipe is the perfect light go-to recipe that will leave you feeling revitalised and rejuvenated.
With an exotic Thai style, this zucchini noodle, or ‘zoodle’ recipe will be your go-to recipe for a quick lunch, light dinner or easy meal for when company drops in. It’s not only quick and easy, but this recipe maintains the fun in eating ‘noodles’ without the bloated or ‘full’ you can sometimes be left with from gluten. All you need to do in this recipes is spiralize your zucchini, throw the ingredients into the pan and you have one delicious, nourishing dish which you can vary it by adding different herbs or vegetables and it will soon be your go to meal for a quick and healthy dish.
What does spiralize mean? This handy gadget will allow you to whip up a storm in minutes. Spiralizers range from around $20 to $40 and can be bought online or sometimes found at farmers markets. They allow you to twist vegetables such as zucchini or carrots to produce long spaghetti likes spirals. This allows you to eat spaghetti while moving away from gluten.
Zucchini‘s high water content makes it excellent for helping to revitalise and hydrate your skin. It also contains vitamin A which protects your skin through the epidermal layer. This means zucchini helps to absorb the sun’s UV rays which can otherwise damage your skin and cause signs of premature ageing such as wrinkles or age spots.
Chilli is not only a great metabolism booster, but it also helps to reduce inflammation. This helps to decrease the appearance of redness or puffiness and improve your skin tone.
THAI STYLE RAW ZUCCHINI NOODLES RECIPE
10 minutes wo to go. Serves 2
2 Large zucchini, spiralized
2/3 cup bean sprouts
1 clove garlic
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1 small chilli, finely sliced
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon tamari
2 teaspoons sesame seeds
1 tablespoon coriander
- Combine zucchini noodles, bean sprouts, garlic, ginger and chilli in a large bowl.
- Mix olive oil, lemon juice and tamari in a small bowl.
- Divide the zucchini into two bowls and top each with half of the olive oil dressing, sesame seeds and coriander.
TIPS AND TRICKS
- Add in some more chilli for a spicy kick or add in a variety of herbs and vegetables such as red cabbage, finely chopped carrot, snow peas or cherry tomatoes to vary the zucchini noodles recipe.