Here are 20 Keto Zucchini Noodle Recipes, with some delicious ways to expand your options for cooking low-carb zucchini noodles! This round-up has my favorite zucchini noodle recipes from Kalyn’s Kitchen, plus some great ideas from other blogs around the web.

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We’re entering the time of year when zucchini is abundant, so I hope some of these 20 Keto Zucchini Noodle Recipes will inspire you to give them a try! And for my readers in the Southern Hemisphere where winter is approaching, so I’ve also included some ideas for using zucchini noodles in low-carb soups, which is one of my favorite ways to use them!

Of course, Zucchini noodles have been around for a few years now, and they’re pretty mainstream as a low-carb substitute for pasta or as the base of a low-carb bowl meal. In fact, you might find pre-cut zucchini noodles in the produce department of your favorite supermarket.

I like zucchini pasta for the low-carb benefits, but I do think it takes some attention to detail to turn zucchini noodles into a dish that’s really tasty. And my favorite recipes for zucchini noodles all have some techniques to add flavor! I’m also including links for some delicious-looking zucchini noodle recipes from other bloggers; I hope you enjoy trying some of these tasty zucchini noodle recipes!

What are Zucchini Noodles?

Zucchini noodles are simply thin strips of raw zucchini that are used in a recipe in the same way as you might use wheat-based noodles. You can make zucchini noodles yourself (see below) or they are widely available to purchase in most supermarkets. And did you know that these noodles made with strips of zucchini are also called Zoodles or Zucchini Pasta by some people? (Use Spiralizer Recipes for all the zucchini noodle recipes or recipes that could be served with zucchini noodles on this site.)

How Do You Make Zucchini Noodles?

If you’re a zucchini noodle newbie, you might want to read my post about Three Ways to Make Zucchini Noodles. Then get yourself one of the three inexpensive gadgets (affiliate links) that can turn zucchini into noodles, and get cooking! Hope you enjoy trying some of these tasty ideas for zucchini noodles, and you can also make noodles from other vegetables if you have a Spiralizer (affiliate link) or one of the other sturdier gadgets for making vegetable noodles. 

How do you Cook Zucchini Noodles?

Zucchini noodles can be eaten raw, but when I’m serving them with a heated sauce I like to heat some olive oil, season the oil with sliced garlic (which is then removed) and then cook the zucchini quickly over high heat for just a few minutes. I think that method perfectly softens and seasons the zucchini.

Favorite Keto Zucchini Noodles Recipes:

Zucchini Noodles with Spicy Cherry Tomato, Sausage, Garlic, and Herb Sauce close-up image

If I had to pick my favorite zucchini noodle dish it might be these Zucchini Noodles with Cherry Tomato Pasta Sauce. You have to check out this unique sauce that’s made with olive oil, garlic, cherry tomatoes, herbs, and hot pepper flakes!

Zucchini Noodle Mock Pasta Salad found on

Zucchini Noodle Mock Pasta Salad has Italian Sausage, roasted red peppers, olives, and green onions, plus a delicious basil pesto vinaigrette that bumps up the flavors.

Low-Carb Zucchini Noodles with Tuna and Green Olives close-up photo

Tuna Zucchini Noodles with Green Olives are an amazing dinner made mostly with pantry ingredients; if you like tuna you have to give this a try!

Mediterranean Zucchini Noodles close-up photo

Mediterranean Zucchini Noodles are not only low-carb and Keto, they’re also vegan for anyone who cares about such things! And there’s loads of flavor from onions, garlic, herbs, olives, and capers.

Greek-Style Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes, Olives, and Feta found on

Kara and I swooned over these Greek-Style Zucchini Noodles. They have all the flavors that make Greek Salad so good!

Julienned Zucchini Vegan Bowl with Peanut-Sriracha Sauce close-up photo

You’ll love the amazing peanut sauce for this Zucchini Noodle Bowl with Peanut Sauce.

More Zucchini Noodle Recipes to Enjoy:

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