Zoodles with Bolognese Sauce

Course Main Course
Keyword bolognese, gluten free, pasta, zoodles
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes



  • 3-4 zucchinis (spiralized)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • s/p (to taste)

Bolognese Sauce

  • 1 tbsp avocado oil (can sub regular vegetable oil)
  • 1 medium onion (diced finely)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 lb ground turkey or beef
  • 10 oz jar marinara sauce
  • 2 cups mushrooms (chopped finely)
  • 1/2 cup carrots (chopped finely)
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • fresh basil (optional)
  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. Spiralize zuchinni and place in a bowl lined with a paper towel or kitchen towel. This will help absorb moisture. 

  2. Add oil to pan/pot and saute onion/garlic until it starts to brown. Add in the ground meat. 

  3. Cook until meat is no longer red. Drain any excess liquid. Add in marinara sauce and stir for 2-3 min. 

  4. Add in vegetables (including chopped up pieces of zucchini leftover from spiralizing) , dried spices, and let simmer on low heat for 25 min. 

  5. Saute zucchini noodles in olive oil for about 2 min, or until it is tender. You don't want it to be watery or soggy. Season with s/p. 

  6. Plate the zoodles and sauce, and garnish with some fresh basil and Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!