A rainbow of spiralized vegetables. Here are videos demonstrating how to spiralize (photo © Downshiftology).
 You can turn quite a few veggies into pasta. This dish is Butternut Squash Fettuccine (photo © Spiralizer | Amazon).
 Spiralized veggies are a perfect garnish for grilled fish (photo © Zuma Restaurant | NYC).
 The Spiralizer Ultimate 7 Blade Vegetable Slicer, only $25.47, makes any shape you need.
If you bought one of the first spiralizers, it may be time to upgrade.
For only $25.47, you can have the latest and greatest Spiralizer Ultimate 7 Blade Vegetable Slicer (photo #4).
Unlike the first generation we bought, which was limited to one width of noodles, this superior, seven-blade unit enables you to make “fettuccine,” “pappardelle” and other widths of pasta, along with
This one can shred, slice and chip and shoestrings from most firm vegetables and fruits, including apples, onions and radishes.
And since everyone we know wants to eat more veggies and fewer refined carbs, is there a better reason?
Apples & Pears, for garnishes,salads and sautés
Beets, for garnishes, pickled beets, salads
Bell Peppers, for salads, slaws
Butternut Squash, for hash, noodles and sides
Carrots, for garnishes, hash, latkes, salads, slaws, sautés
Celeriac, for fries and salads and (one of our favorite classic French dishes is Celeri Remoulade)
Citrus, for garnishes, salads
Cucumbers, for garnishes, salads and sautés
Onions, for fries, salads, sautés
Parsnips, hash, for latkes, noodles
Potatoes, for hash, fries, latkes
Radishes, for garnishes, salads and sautés
Rutabaga for noodles, sautés, sides
Sweet Potatoes for fries, hash, sides, stir-frys
Turnips for noodles, sautés, stir-frys
Zucchini & Summer/Yellow Squash, for garnishes, fries, hash, latkes, noodles, salads, sides
WHAT SHOULD YOU SPIRALIZE?
Asian Noodle Dishes (we love Zucchini Pad Thai)
Pasta: angel hair, linguine, pappardelle, etc.
Riced Vegetables (pulse the spiralized vegetables into a food processor)
We’ve not yet turned spiralized veggies into buns for burgers and sandwiches, but one of these days….Here’s the video from Inspiralized.
OUR FAVORITE DISHES TO SPIRALIZE
You can find many recipes online.
To show you the ease with which you can spiralize, check out these videos from Downshiftology.
Want to spiralize something easy tonight?
Here’s a super-simple recipe that even the original spiralizers turn out well.
RECIPE: EASY MICROWAVE ZUCCHINI LINGUINE
3-4 large zucchini
1/2 cup marinara or other pasta sauce
1 garlic clove
1/4 teaspoon oregano, optional chile flakes
Garnish: grated cheese