Is a veggie spiralizer worth it?

Is a veggie spiralizer worth it?

And if you’re reading this post because you’re wondering if a spiralizer is worth it (meaning, should you really splurge on yet another kitchen tool) – well, the quick answer is yes. Spiralizing is an easy way to get more veggies into your diet and doing so will save you time in the kitchen – always a lovely bonus.

Can you Spiralise with a food processor?

Absolutely, a food processor can spiralize with the correct attachment blade engineered for the task. Simply attach the spiralizing attachments, and within moments the food processor turns ordinary vegetables into colorfully healthy zoodles and other enticing veggie entrees.

What vegetables can you make noodles out of?

You can use almost any hard or firm-fleshed vegetable to make veggie noodles, including:

  • summer squash/yellow squash.
  • potatoes and sweet potatoes.
  • carrots.
  • cucumber.
  • broccoli stems.
  • winter squash (butternut and acorn are the most popular)
  • beets.
  • turnips or radishes.

What vegetables can you use instead of pasta?

Here are 11 delicious low-carb alternatives to pasta and noodles.

  • Spaghetti Squash. Spaghetti squash is an excellent pasta substitute.
  • Spiralized Vegetables.
  • Eggplant Lasagna.
  • Cabbage Noodles.
  • Cauliflower Couscous.
  • Celeriac Couscous.
  • Sprouts.
  • Onion Noodles.

How do you shred zucchini in a food processor?


  1. Start by washing the zucchini really well. Then dry the outside.
  2. Cut the ends off of the zucchini, then slice it in half.
  3. Slice each half in half again vertically.
  4. Scoop out the seeds with a spoon and place in a bowl to discard.
  5. Then shred the pieces with a cheese grater or a food processor.

What kind of veggies can you spiralize?

Spiralized Parsnip. Parsnips, turnips, rutabaga, celeriac and other root vegetables are a breeze to spiralize. The fine or medium spiral slicing blades are your best options for creating vegetable noodles that look strikingly similar to pasta. Just toss these in a pan for a quick sauté for the perfect al dente veggie noodle.

Is it good to make Spiralized vegetable noodles?

Creating spiralized vegetable noodles is not only fun, it’s a great way to boost the nutrient density of any meal. If you just bought your first spiralizer, congratulations. You’ve purchased one of my absolute favorite kitchen tools.

What are some good recipes for a spiralizer?

If you are a pasta lover and need a low-carb version closer to the real thing than spaghetti squash, you have found your match! This is a great recipe for one; super-quick and super-versatile. Serve with your favorite sauce. Zoodles (zucchini noodles) are all the rage and I keep looking for new ways to prepare them.

Can a spiral slicer be used as a vegetarian?

Get out your spiral slicer and start getting creative! Fooled my husband into eating his vegetables. When fully cooked, the texture is like an al dente pasta. You can turn this vegetarian by omitting the ground beef. If you are a pasta lover and need a low-carb version closer to the real thing than spaghetti squash, you have found your match!