Zucchini Noodles with Cranberries and Walnuts

 

Zucchini is in season so take advantage of the abundance! I have been eating zucchini for breakfast (<---link), lunch (<---link) and lately... dinner. This is 'The Organic Kitchen Zucchini Noodles with Cranberries and Walnuts'.

Zucchini Noodles with Cranberries and Walnuts

You can serve it as a side dish or add meatballs and make it a main course. I use this recipe from Honey Ghee and Methese meatballs have a little surprise inside.

Zucchini Noodles with Cranberries and Walnuts

To make zucchini noodles (sometimes called zoodles) use a spiralizer (affiliate link) on the smallest setting.

Zucchini Noodles with Cranberries and Walnuts

Then saute in a sauce pan with butter, ghee or coconut oil till soft.

Zucchini Noodles with Cranberries and Walnuts

Then add cranberries, walnuts, sea salt and pepper!

The Recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Cranberries and Walnuts

You will need a spiralizer, a pan, and good quality sea salt. (affiliate links) And you may want to invest in a spiralizer cookbook!

5 from 3 votes
Zucchini Noodles And Meatballs
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
7 mins
Total Time
17 mins
 
An easy and nutritious side dish, or add meatballs and make it a main course.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy side dish recipe, kid-friendly recipes, weeknight dinner
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Linda Spiker
Ingredients
  • 4 zucchini
  • butter, coconut oil or ghee, I prefer butter for this one;)
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup walnuts
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper
Instructions
  1. Run zucchini through spiralizer using smallest blade. Place medium size pan on medium heat. Add enough butter, coconut oil or ghee in a pan so when melted entire bottom of pan is coated. When pan and oil is hot add zucchini and saute for 5-6 minutes. Add cranberries and walnuts. Cook for 1 more minute, stirring frequently. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve.

 

Zucchini Noodles with Cranberries and Walnuts

 

 

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Post tags: gluten free, dairy free, grain free, vegan

 

16 thoughts on “Zucchini Noodles with Cranberries and Walnuts


  1. This makes me want to get a zucchini spiral thingy! It’s funny, we have tons of squash growing in our yard but zucchini is definitely not my go-to food. I’ll save this for when our harvest ripens! Thank you…


  2. We just had zuke noodles for dinner tonight! It is quickly becoming one of my go-to’s – especially with a baby that likes to eat off my plate – she loves them too. This looks delicious – Love the meatball idea!

  3. I just looked at a bunch of recipes that use those spiral cutters. SUCH a great idea. The opportunities are endless 🙂

  4. My family and I are trying to eat more organic and I love to cook. Also my dad has Parkinson’s and can’t swallow meat so I’m trying to help my mom find healthy vegetarian meals. I love your blog!

  5. this zoodler looks interesting, I have been thinking about getting one. You make this look so easy and the recipe looks delicious!

  6. I don’t have a curly cutter like this, but I do have a potato peeler. I peeled some zucchini last week in place of noodles for beef stroganoff. It was actually pretty good – I was pleasantly surprised. Now I would like to try the zucchini in place of lasagna noodles.


  7. Made this for dinner along with some bison meatballs with tazacki sauce. We loved this zucchini dish and will be making it again. My hubby is not usually a zucchini person and he adored it. Thanks do much for posting.

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