Instant Pot Zucchini Noodles – Zoodles

Instant Pot Zucchini Noodles – Zoodles

Making a noodle dish without pasta? Of course! Please welcome these amazing zucchini noodles aka Zoodles.

Just like the Instant Pot spaghetti squash, these noodles are a perfect low-carb substitute for spaghetti pasta. The zoodles are delicious, healthy and you can make them in your Instant Pot pressure cooker in only 5 minutes!

In combination with garlic, parmesan and basil or with your favorite pasta sauce you can a complete meal.

It’s a great way to diversify the usual Instant Pot zucchini, so you should really make it next time you want something healthy and special.

How to make vegan Zucchini Noodles

For a vegan version, just leave out the sprinkled cheese on top.

Which sauce to use?

To be honest sometimes I like to eat it as is and enjoy the natural flavor. But feel free to use any sauce you like! Some suggestions:

  1. Pesto
  2. Marinara
  3. Alfredo
Instant Pot Zucchini Noodles – Zoodles
Instant Pot Zucchini Noodles
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: zucchinis
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 zucchinis cut with a spiralizer
  • 2 cloves garlic diced
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil chopped
  • 3 tbsp grated parmesan cheese optional
  • Press "saute" and pour olive oil in the Instant Pot.
  • Add minced garlic and cook on saute for 1 minute.
  • Add zucchinis, lemon juice and salt and pepper.
  • Cook on saute for 30-40 seconds, so the zucchinis remain crispy and firm.
  • Mix well and take dish out.
  • Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese and basil and serve.

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4 thoughts on “Instant Pot Zucchini Noodles – Zoodles

  1. I made this recipe minus the bay leaf as I didn’t have it and the folks that ate it enjoyed it. I was surprised that I didn’t taste the lemon juice, which made it taste really great. I would make it again.

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