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5 from 4 votes

Easy Zucchini Noodles

These tasty and easyZucchini Noodleswith garlic-tomato sauce make a perfect side or even main dish! You?ll fall in love with this healthy treat.
Prep Time10mins
Cook Time20mins
Total Time30mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Zucchini Noodles Recipe
Servings: 2servings
Calories: 339kcal
Author: Tania Sheff


  • 2lbs.zucchini
  • 3tbsp.extra virgin olive oil
  • 1lb.chopped tomatoes
  • 4garlic cloves, minced
  • 1tsp.salt
  • 1tsp.pepper
  • 1tsp.dried oregano
  • 1/2tsp.red pepper flakes
  • 1/4cupchopped parsley


  • Spiralize the zucchini and set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add tomatoes and cook for about 10 minutes, until they become mushy.
  • Add garlic and the rest of the seasonings. Stir, and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • At this point, add the zucchini noodles, mix everything well, and cook for about 5 more minutes, until the noodles are heated through.*
  • Garnish with freshly chopped parsley and serve immediately.



*Some people prefer to cook zucchini noodles a bit longer, until they are completely cooked through. Cook the noodles until they reach the desired doneness. However, the longer you cook them, the softer and soggier they will get.


  • Don?t overcook.If you don?t like soggy noodles, it is best to cook them to ?al dente? doneness, just until they are heated through.
  • Don?t peel the zucchini.Keep the skin on so that the noodles can hold shape better and not get mushy and soggy. Also, there are so many nutrients in the skin!
  • Choose the right zucchini.Make sure you use fresh and firm zucchini. When your zucchini are soft and have blemishes, they will create soggy and less-flavorful noodles. If you do have some ?tired? zucchini, I suggest cooking astew,soup, orsaucewith them.


Calories: 339kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1343mg | Potassium: 1764mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 2210IU | Vitamin C: 114.1mg | Calcium: 214mg | Iron: 5.9mg