When your spiralizer arrives, you take it out of the box and then what? What can you make? What are the possibilities?
Immediately, you Google “what to do with a spiralizer” and hopefully, you’ve found me. Hi!
You start clicking around my blog and everything might seem overwhelming at first. Well, today’s post is an overview of what exactly the spiralizer is capable of.
Probably the most popular, you can use vegetable noodles as replacement in your favorite pasta recipes. This immediately adds added nutrients to your meal, while lowering carbs, calories and sugars. Plus, it’s an unprocessed way to enjoy pasta and is gluten-free and Paleo.
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Probably the second most popular, you can use vegetable noodles as replacement in your Asian noodle dishes. Whether you love Thai, Chinese, Korean or any other type of delicious Asian noodle dishes, you can recreate it using spiralized veggies.
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That’s right. By placing your spiralized veggies into a food processor, you can create rice out of vegetables! The best vegetables for this are the harder veggies, such as beet, carrot, sweet potato and butternut squash.
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Instead of using a processed piece of bread or sandwich bun, form your favorite vegetable noodles into a patty and create a bun! These buns are bound with an egg and add so much flavor and depth to any sandwich!
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5. Fries & Chips
One of the blades on the spiralizer makes it easy to slice you vegetables into chips. Another blade makes it easy to spiralize your vegetable into shoestring fries. By replacing a potato with a lower calorie vegetable like jicama, you can instantly make diet-friendly “fries.”
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6. Pasta Salad
Pasta salads are made easy with the spiralizer – especially because your vegetables are usually already chilled! By replacing regular pasta with spiralized vegetables, you can make this lighter option that’s certain to impress your guests.
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What?! Pizza?! Yes – by simply using the Inspiralized Bun and making it into a bigger version, you can use spiralized noodles to create a “crust.” Ditch the processed pizza crust and use this hearty, healthy version instead – ingredients are simply noodles and egg! It’s gluten-free!
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Make a heartier soup by adding in vegetable noodles! Love soups with pasta in them? Swap in spiralized veggies in place of the real pasta for a healthy spin.
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Lettuce can get boring. Ditch the kale and spinach and opt in for zucchinis, cucumbers, carrots or beets! Love lettuce? No problem – spruce up your salads by using spiralized veggies to add flavor, texture and color.
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Don’t spend any extra time slicing, dicing or waiting for your pasta noodles to be ready. Shave off hundreds of calories and carbs with zucchini noodles or simply ditch the processed noodle and opt for a sweet potato or potato noodle. These family-friend casseroles are a fun way to use your spiralizer.
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Are you Inspiralized yet?