Zucchini noodles have become the latest food fad. Their ability to replace pasta, almost undetectably, has intrigued people everywhere leading them to tools that cost upwards of $30. Interested but don’t want to shell out the big bucks? Follow these steps with one simple kitchen tool you probably already have. You can thank me later.

Zucchini Noodles

  • Prep Time:5 Minutes
  • Cook Time:5 Minutes
  • Total Time:10 Minutes
  • Servings:2
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 zucchini
Photo by Lora Maghen
Photo by Lora Maghen

Step 1

Wash zucchini.

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Photo by Lora Maghen

Step 2

Grab a cheese grater.

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Photo by Lora Maghen

Step 3

Cut off both ends of zucchini.

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Photo by Lora Maghen

Step 4

Place zucchini on cheese grater horizontally and grate with long strokes.

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Photo by Lora Maghen

Step 5

When the zucchini gets too thin to continue, flip it sideways to get the most noodles possible.

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Photo by Lora Maghen

Step 6

It’s that easy. Cook as desired and enjoy.

Photo by Lora Maghen
Photo by Lora Maghen