Now the first time I heard about a Spiralizer I was like – who would need that – I mean why pick zucchini noodles over pasta… EVER? But I had to get one to make a video for a client and after finishing their dish I had to admit I liked it – not for like a replacement – but for a dish entirely it’s own!
The first time I made this dish I only used 2 small zucchini’s and afterwards I told my daughter that it was to meat heavy – 2 words I NEVER thought I’d say – I usually wish for more meat! Obviously you could do what you like – but I found that 2 large zucchini’s or 3-4 small was a better ratio for me. Now when you add the raw noodles it looks like a TON – but it shrinks down as you stir it with the sauce.
This dish isn’t super saucey, the veggies mostly soak it up – but it’s full of flavor. I like the red pepper flakes for a bit of a kick to the dish, but if you don’t like it as spicy I’d say to cut back or leave it out entirely – you’ll get plenty of flavor from the sausage of course.
Garlic, Tomato and Chicken Sausage Zucchini noodles
- 1 onion
- 1 red pepper
- olive oil
- 4 italian chicken sausages
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes
- 4 Tbsp garlic
- 1/2 tsp oregano
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 1/2 C chicken broth
- 2 large zucchinis
- parmesan optional
slice or spiralize the onion and red pepper
heat a few tablespoons of olive oil in a pan and add the onion and pepper
saute until the onion is translucent.
slice the italian sausages and tomatoes add to the pan
add the garlic and stir - cooking until the tomatoes start to release juice
add spices and broth
bring to a boil and let the liquid boil down by half
spiralize the zucchinis and add to the pan, stir and serve
add parmesan cheese if you'd like and enjoy!
And it’s national zucchini day – not a food holiday I ever thought I’d celebrate, but I’m glad I did! Food is so much fun to play with and experiment with! Whats a food you didn’t expect to enjoy but did?
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