Zucchini Noodles With Alfredo Sauce – Gluten Free

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Trying to cut down on carbs but don’t want to give up your favourite pasta dishes? This gluten-free zucchini noodles with Alfredo sauce recipe is the perfect solution to satisfy your pasta craving.

Zucchini noodles, or “zoodles,” are a great alternative to traditional pasta noodles because they are lower in calories and carbs. Plus, they’re super easy to make – all you need is a spiralizer and a few minutes!

What are Zucchini Noodles?

Suppose you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious way to enjoy your favourite pasta dishes without all the carbs. In that case, zucchini noodles are the perfect solution! 

Made from fresh zucchini squash, you can use these noodles in any recipe that calls for traditional pasta. And the best part is, they’re naturally gluten-free!

Whether following a gluten-free diet or simply looking for a healthier alternative to pasta, zucchini noodles are a great option. 

If you’ve never tried zucchini noodles before, you’re in for a treat! They have a slightly sweet flavour and a tender, crunchy texture that’s perfect for absorbing the flavours of your favourite sauce.

 In addition, they cook up quickly, so they’re perfect for busy weeknight meals.

Ready to give zucchini noodles a try? Check out this recipe for Gluten-Free Zucchini Noodles with Alfredo Sauce. It’s an easy and delicious way to enjoy all your favourite pasta dishes.

 

zoodles (zucchini noodles)

 

Health Benefits of Zucchini Noodles

If you’re looking for a healthier alternative to pasta, look no further than zucchini noodles! These little green spirals are not only gluten-free but they’re also packed with nutrients.

But the health benefits of zucchini noodles don’t stop there. Studies have shown that this type of pasta can help regulate blood sugar levels and improve digestion. 

So next time you’re in the mood for pasta, ditch the wheat and give zucchini noodles a try. Your body will thank you!

 

zucchini noodles with alfredo sauce in a bowl with a fork

 

How to Make Gluten-Free Zucchini Noodles with Alfredo Sauce

Making gluten-free zucchini noodles with Alfredo sauce is easier than you might think! All you need is a spiralizer and a few simple ingredients.

Spiralizing zucchini is a great way to create gluten-free noodles that are perfect for those on a gluten-free low-carb diet. And, when paired with a creamy Alfredo sauce, they make for a delicious and easy keto meal. Another low-carb dish you may enjoy is the Italian Stuffed Zucchini recipe.

1. Start by spiralizing your zucchini into noodles using a spiralizer. If you don’t have a spiralizer, you can also use a julienne peeler or a sharp knife to create thin strips of zucchini

2. Steam or stir-fry the noodles for 2 minutes

3. To make the Alfredo sauce, combine milk, cheese, garlic, and oregano and season with salt and pepper. Cook in a saucepan over low heat. Stir until the sauce is smooth and creamy

4. Toss the zucchini noodles with the Alfredo and serve

Italian food without extra carbs

If you’re looking for a delicious and healthy Italian meal that doesn’t skimp on flavour or satisfaction, look no further than this gluten-free zucchini noodles with Alfredo sauce recipe. Zucchini noodles are a great alternative to traditional pasta noodles, and they pair perfectly with creamy Alfredo sauce. Plus, this dish is packed with veggies, so you’ll get a good dose of nutrients.

What is alfredo sauce?

Alfredo sauce is a creamy white sauce often used in Italian cuisine. It is typically made with butter, cream, and Parmesan cheese. In this alfredo sauce recipe I replaced the butter with ricotta cheese, thus cutting back on fats. This sauce can be used on various dishes, such as pasta, chicken, or vegetables.

Easy weeknight low-carb meal

If you’re looking for an easy, low-carb meal to make during the week, this recipe for gluten-free zucchini noodles with Alfredo sauce is a great option. 

It’s a quick and healthy meal that the whole family will enjoy. You can also add in some protein of your choice to make it a complete meal.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound (3 medium-sized) yellow or green zucchini skin on, spiralized
  • 1 ½ cups milk, or more if needed
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese plus some for topping
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced or grated
  • 2 tsp. GF dried oregano
  • Sea salt and GF ground black pepper, to taste
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    Instructions

  • Steam zucchini noodles for 1 minute and set aside. Or you can stir-fry the zucchini with little olive oil in a non-stick pan for 2 minutes
  • Whisk milk, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, garlic and oregano in a large saucepan. While stirring, cook the sauce over medium heat until the sauce thicken, about 4 – 5 minutes. If the sauce is too thick add more milk. Taste and season with salt and pepper
  • Gently toss the noodles with the sauce
  • Serve in bowls with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese
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