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Thai-Style Zucchini Noodles

Thai-Style Zucchini Noodles
January 6, 2021

The recipe and photography for this post was provided by Carolyn Hodges of The Dinner Shift.

Whether you’re looking for ways to incorporate more vegetables into your diet or craving a lighter version of your favorite takeout, these flavorful, saucy zucchini noodles (or “zoodles”) are the answer.

Thai-Style Zucchini Noodles Ingredients

Whisk together a handful of kitchen staples like nut or seed butter, soy sauce, lime juice and honey, then toss with spiralized zucchini for a dinner that’s ready in about 10 minutes. Talk about fast food!

You can find zucchini noodles near the other pre-chopped and recipe-ready vegetables in Heinen’s Produce Section.

Thai-Style Zucchini Noodles
Thai-Style Zucchini Noodles
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1 Large Serving or 2 Small Servings


  • 3 Tbsp. reduced sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 Tbsp. natural unsweetened nut or seed butter (peanut, almond and sunflower seed butter all work well)
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 16 oz. zucchini noodles
  • Sesame seeds, to serve
  • Sliced green onions, to serve


  1. In a bowl, whisk together the soy sauce or tamari, nut or seed butter, lime juice, honey, toasted sesame oil, minced garlic and ground ginger. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet. Once hot, add the zucchini noodles and sauté for 3-4 minutes, or until heated through but not too mushy. Continue to cook them if you prefer the zucchini noodles to be more tender.
  3. Toss the cooked zucchini noodles in all, or as much of the sauce as you like. Refrigerate leftover sauce for up to 5 days to use on salads or grain bowls. Garnish zucchini noodles with sesame seeds and sliced green onions before serving.

Note: Zucchini noodles release a lot of moisture when cooked. I suggest draining some of the liquid once they’re cooked, but that is optional.

Thai-Style Zucchini Noodles Ingredients

Interested in making this recipe? Order the ingredients online for Curbside Grocery Pickup or Delivery.

By Carolyn Hodges
Carolyn is a boy mom and culinary dietitian in Cleveland, Ohio. The Dinner Shift is dedicated to helping busy moms get dinner on the table after the weekday grind, however that is defined for you and yours.

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