Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese

Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese is made with sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil. An easy, low-carb 30-minute meal!

Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese is made with sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil. An easy, low-carb 30-minute meal!
Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese

This fresh low-carb summer dish is a great way to enjoy your farmer’s market finds. I love swapping noodles for zucchini in so many of my dishes, a few favorites are Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles, Shrimp Scampi Zoodles, and Chicken Zoodle Lo Mein.

How To Make Perfect Zucchini Noodles

When making zoodles (zucchini noodles) I prefer a thicker noodle because it has more of bite and I’m careful not to overcook them so they don’t get watery. Under two minutes is all they need, then I quickly remove them from the hot skillet or they will keep cooking.

The Inspiralizer is the best spiralizer out there in my opinion, all the blades are built-in so easy clean-up and it’s tough enough to cut through a butternut squash with ease.

Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese is made with sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil. An easy, low-carb 30-minute meal!

Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese is made with sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil. An easy, low-carb 30-minute meal!

Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese is made with sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil. An easy, low-carb 30-minute meal!
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Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese

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342 Cals 34 Protein 14 Carbs 17 Fats
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Yield: 2 servings
COURSE: Dinner, Lunch
CUISINE: American
Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese is made with sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil. An easy, low-carb 30-minute meal!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut 1/2-inch cubes
  • kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3/4 lb grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • Kosher Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 large zucchini, spiralized with Blade D
  • 2 oz fresh mini mozzarella balls, cut in half

Instructions

  • Start by spriralizing the zucchini using blade D if you have the Inspiralizer, or the thickest noodle blade your spiralizer has.
  • Season the chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and oregano.
  • In a large non-stick pan set over med-high heat, heat 1/2 tablespoon of the oil.
  • Add the chicken and cook, stirring until browned and cooked through, about 6 minutes. Set aside.
  • Reduce heat to medium, add the remaining oil and garlic and cook until golden, 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes, and crushed red pepper flakes, and season with 1/4 teaspoon salt and black pepper.
  • Reduce the heat to low. Simmer, covered, until the tomatoes soften, 15 minutes.
  • Increase heat to high, stir in the zucchini and basil, season with 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook 2 minutes.
  • Add the chicken back to the skillet along with the mozzarella and serve right away.

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Nutrition

Serving: 2cups, Calories: 342kcal, Carbohydrates: 14g, Protein: 34g, Fat: 17g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 105mg, Sodium: 808mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 2g
Blue Smart Points: 6
Green Smart Points: 8
Purple Smart Points: 5
Points +: 9
Keywords: Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese, chicken and zucchini noodles, zucchini noodles recipe with chicken, zucchini noodles with chicken

Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese is made with sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil. An easy, low-carb 30-minute meal!

Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese is made with sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil. An easy, low-carb 30-minute meal!

Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese is made with sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil. An easy, low-carb 30-minute meal!

21 Day Fix container breakdown per serving: 1 red, 1.5 tsp, 1/2 blue, 2 1/4 green conversion by Coach Brooke

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Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese is made with sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil. An easy, low-carb 30-minute meal!

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  1. Just made this recipe.  Not great.  Sautéed chicken was a little tough since it’s not marinated.  15 min for tomatoes is way too long.  Cut that time in half.  Recipe Needs a little tweaking  the next time I make it, but I still love Skinnytaste!

  2. I love this recipe but if you cook down the tomatoes as instructed for 15 minutes, they definitely don’t look like the picture here. Just sayin 🙂

  3. Made this last night for dinner to use up some zucchini from the garden – absolutely delicious! I will be making this one again.

  4. So scrumptious! I couldn’t find mozzarella pearls, so I used cut up mozzarella sticks. I also used chopped up regular tomatoes from my garden. Zucchini and fresh basil were also from my garden. Both my husband and I loved this dish and found it very filling. Thank you for your fantastic recipes!

  5. This was amazing, deli and so easy!  We loved it!

  6. This was delish!!! however I used frozen pre-spiraled zucchini. 
    It made it a bit more watery and the cooking time was longer. 

    I used Roma tomatoes bc I did not have cherry tomatoes on hand. I added a bit of crushed red pepper and I grilled the chicken breast (hubs loves the grill!!) 

    I grow basil and that really added a lot of flavor! I also grilled a de-seeded pepper and the spice gave it a fun spin! 
    I used “pearl” mozzarella balls and they worked perfect and I have plenty left for another meal. 
    Thanks for sharing we really enjoyed this! 

  7. I love this recipe! The WW recipe builder calculates this as 5 points, not 3.

  8. This was very good. Would definitely make it again, maybe x 2 next time.

  9. This is hands down one of the best meals I’ve ever made. I added a balsamic glaze to and it’s sooo yummy. Would highly recommend to any and everyone!!

  10. Made this for supper tonight. It tasted amazing. Definitely be making it again. 

  11. I just plugged this info into my WW app and it says 8 freestyle pts per serving not 3?? 8 sounds high for this since it has mostly 0 pt foods. Help!

    • Hi Ellen! Are you using the recipe builder? The only accurate way to determine any recipe’s SmartPoints® value is to plug the ingredients into the recipe builder on the Weight Watchers website (Click on “My Foods,” select “Recipe,” and click “Create a recipe.”) which does not count fruits and vegetables in recipes in the calculations as they are now 0 points.

      The SmartPoints® calculator isn’t meant for recipes and will often give you the wrong points (usually higher) because it’s counting the fruits and vegetables. So if you see a recipe with a SmartPoints® value that’s different from what the calculator tells you, now you know why.

      • At the beginning of the recipe and under the nutritional information you say SP are 3. Later on on your post there is a picture with calories and SP and it says 7… Which is it? Also since the recipe SP isn’t updated for the new “My WW” how many points on “green plan”? Very confusing…

      • Let me check the recipe!

  12. Made for the first time tonight!  Really tasty—will definitely make it again!

  13. This was excellent – my tomatoes were really juicy so I might cook them at high heat (a little) near the end.

  14. So much fun surfing through the way-back machine on your site and finding unexpected delights. This was so easy and quite delicious. Easily adaptable to whatever veggies you have on hand and want to use up too. Can’t wait to make this for a girl’s patio lunch now that I think we’re finally (fingers crossed) done with the snow here in Colorado!

  15. I made this this evening, decreased it for one person, used rotisserie chicken breast and added it later, also didn’t have mozzarella balls so used shredded mozzarella instead, it was very very good, probably ether had I had all the ingredients you suggested, thank you for the recipe, will make it again…yummm

  16. This was great! Only thing I had an issue with is the mozzarella… I put at the end and served within a couple of mins but it ended up melting.
    Next time, I will add mozzarella while it is  a separate bowl and removed from pan. 

  17. I made this last night and we loved it! I seasoned the chicken breasts as directed, but I grilled them before cutting them into chunks and adding them to the dish. I like the browning of the chicken when it’s grilled. Other than that, followed the recipe as directed. It was quick, easy and delicious!

  18. Amazing! I wish I had made more so I could have had leftovers. I will definitely be making this dish again.

  19. Delicious and filling, this is definitely a recipe I will make again!

  20. I added home made pesto to the chicken and to the zoodles. It was delish and a hit at my house!

  21. It was so delicious!! I’m doing the keto diet and it was perfect

  22. One of my new favorites. I used rotisserie chicken and added oregano to the gar!ic. A splash of balsamic vinegar at the end–,delicious!

  23. I bought a package of already made spiralled zucchini……..how many cups should I use for this recipe?

  24. Can I use regular tomatoes diced up if I don’t have the grape?

  25. Super easy and a huge hit (a little spicy) the only thing I did not add was the Mozzarellalla cheese due to dietary purposes.  It was still amazing

  26. This looks amazing! I do meal prep for a woman who would LOVE this, except for the tomatoes. What suggestions would you make for a substitution? I was thinking red peppers …
    Any suggestions would be welcome.

  27. This was SOOO good! And easy enough for a weeknight meal. We used Trader Joe’s zucchini spirals. Delish!

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  30. This recipe was delicious. Easy to follow directions and ingredients that most people would have in their kitchen.

  31. This might just be my new favorite recipe! I’ve had it (or some very close version of it) for the past 4 days. The flavors are phenomenal and I love that it is healthy – I could eat this forever. One thing I do change is that I add extra zoodles because you can never have too much zucchini 😉 Thank you for bringing this amazing recipe into my life. You rock!! 

  32. This was delicious!  I added extra basil and some fresh broccoli I needed to use up.  My husband loved it!
    As always,  your recipes combine great flavor with reduced calories and fat..  Thank you for Richmond g a great chef!

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  34. This is so so good! My family doesn’t eat tomatoes (weirdos) so I meal prep it to bring to work for lunch. I follow all the instructions with the exception of not adding the mozz until after I reheat it. I also cut way back on the olive oil or just use they spray and that lowers the points a bit without impacting the flavor. I highly recommend!

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  36. This was DELICIOUS. Boyfriend didnt even realize they were zoodles! I cheated and bought cece’s zucchini noodles since I dont have a spiralizer. So so tastey!

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  38. Hi Gina, I just purchased your first cookbook and my family and I have loved cooking your recipes. I made your chicken caprese pasta but can’t find any information on the smartpoint totals for the recipe. I see it’s similar to this one. Can you advise on smartpoint totals for your cookbook recipes?  Thank you! Keep up the great cooking!

  39. Made this tonight and it is FANTASTIC! I followed the recipe to a T and it was amazing. My husband and I have been looking for more low carb Italian inspired dishes and this hit the spot ?

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  41. 1/2T olive oil is 2pts, 1oz of mozzarella is 2-3 depending on brand, how are you getting 7 points?

    • I too put this in the recipe builder and it came out to 5 freestyle points. Always safe if you go with what the recipe builder says. 

  42. Awesome! Loved it!

  43. Hi Gina!
    I put this recipe in my recipe builder and I calculated 4 freestyle points per serving or 7 points for 2 servings…when I saw the points being at 7 I thought that was high…but I could be missing something.  The mozzarella I have is from t.j. Maybe that is the difference? 
    It is simmering as we speak and can’t wait to have it for lunch regardless of how many points!

  44. Delicious! Our first use with a spiralizer ever. Unfortunately did not see the thicker blade until after zucchini was spiralizer but loved the dinner all the same. My husband actually wished there was more to eat. Will be making this again.

  45. I made this tonight and it was delicious!!  Can’t wait to make it again.  Thank you for sharing the recipe. 

  46. I have made this so many times! It is so good. I even make it without the cheese most of the time and it still has so many great flavors it does not matter.

  47. Had made this dish in past – it’s fab! I’m still struggling with the new WW Freestyle so am entering most recipes in using the “create” to make sure I’m logging in correct points. When I did with this one, it came up as 4 points? Did I do something wrong or is it just different using the new point system? Many thanks Gina ~ you rock these recipes!!!

  48. Hi Gina – Do you know how many WW points this recipe has on the new plan for 2018?

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  50. Why is this 15 carb per serving? I see a comnnent about sugar, but it is not in the ingredient list.

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  55. p.s. i used about a tablespoon of basil paste when sateeing the veggies instead of fresh. Very convenient to keep in the fridge when it’s out of season. Also, go light with salt if adding the Parmesan. It tend to be a bit salty on it’s own.

  56. Tweaked this a bit and it was delish!
    I seasoned. the chicken with “total seasoning” (aka Sazon Completa found in the Spanish food section) sauteed it in Wegmans basting oil and added sliced mushrooms when reintroducing the zucchini & chicken and added about a 1/2 cup+ of chicken stock to make more “sauce”. i sprinkled it with Parmesan cheese at the end.
    If you can fine Wegmans basting oil and total seasoning you’ll end up using them for just about any dish with surprisingly happy results.

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  60. I want to make this for dinner tonight, but I am supposed to be keeping my sodium around 1500 for the day, so 800 for one meal is a bit high….that said, the brands I looked up in MFP, have about 85mg per serving, so I am not understanding how this comes out to 800mg per serving as there really isn’t any other processed stuff (I know chicken has some naturally).

  61. This is one of my very favorite recipes.  Always my go to dinner when I need something quick and easy. My husband loves this recipe ????  Thank you Gina for all the great healthy and delicious recipes!!

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  64. Just got my Inspiralizer and this was the first recipe I attempted with it. SOOOO good! I used the wrong blade, so I got the flat, wide spirals, but it didn’t matter. They were still delicious. The tomatoes cook down a bit and the zucchini releases some juices to make a nice sauce all on it’s own with a bit of kick from the red pepper flakes and garlic (I might have used extra…). SO so good! Perfect, low carb meal for me to enjoy after a workout. And reheated well the next day for lunch. I skipped the mozzarella for the leftovers and opted to have a piece of buttered whole grain baguette with it and it was a very filling and satisfying lunch too. Thanks Gina! Love it! 

  65. That is one deliciously easy recipe. I feel like I am completely endulging when I make it!!!

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  67. Hi Gina,
    Do you think any type of sauce could work with this?

  68. I’m trying to figure out which spiralizer to purchase. Looks like you used to recommend the Paderno and now you recommend the Inspiralizer? Is that correct? Why? Ease of use, cleaning, storage?

  69. Hi Gina! Are the totals for carbs and fat, etc. for the whole thing or for each serving??

  70. Can this be reheated?  Used as a prep meal for the week?

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  72. Loved this recipe!! Easy, low carb, takes no time to make. 
    My Italian husband stated it “tastes like pizza without the crust” and boy is he picky. He wanted more but it was all gone 🙁

  73. I want to make this for lunch for work. Will this reheat well?

  74. I also tried adding some basil pesto in! Delicious recipe- it’s become a friend favorite 

  75. UPDATED COMMENT with Corrected spelling and grammer lol : This was so amazing! My husband has a thing about tomatoes so I knew I couldn’t make it for dinner so I food prepped it for my lunch Monday night after the kids went to bed. I was a little nervous about eating it as a leftover, but it was fabulous reheated! I just kept the mozzarella out andadded it in after reheating for lunch. The zoodles even still had an ‘al dente’ crunch to them after reheating which I was afraid they wouldn’t. My friends at my lunch table at work were drooling. I followed everything in the recipe except I omitted Oregano (we were out) and used a full pound of chicken tenderloins since I am on a high protein fitness plan right now. Thanks for another great recipe!! We’re trying your Korean grilled chicken tonight that I started marinating last night. Can’t wait~!

  76. This was so amazing! My husband has a thing about tomatoes so I knew I couldn’t make it for dinner so I food prepped it for my lunch after the kids went to bed. I was a little nervous about eating it as a leftover, but it was fabulous reheated! I just kept the mozzarella out and did not add it in until after reheating for lunch. The zoodles even still had a ‘al dente’ crunch to them after reheating which I was afraid they wouldn’t. My friends at my lunch table at work were drooling. I followed everything in the recipe to a tee except I omitted Oregano (we were out) and used a full pound of chicken tenderloins since I am on a high card fitness plan right now. Thanks for another great recipe!! We’re trying your Korean grilled chicken tonight that I started marinating last night. Can’t wait~!

  77. Made this tonight & my boyfriend & I absolutely LOVE it!! He’s the pickiest eater I’ve ever known & for him to love it to I must thank you!! Great recipe???? it will stay on rotation in my house. Thanks????

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  79. Made this last night for my husband and I as we had zuchinni to eat up. It was delicious and light. My husband not only had seconds, but he took the leftovers to work today.

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  81. Delicious! Thank you!

  82. I’m getting ready to make this for lunch and I noticed you had the 21 day fix containers listed!!  Thank you!  Just started that program in Monday and chose this recipe to try because it would fit so nicely!

  83. I made this for the Bachelorette season finale, and it was a HIT. It was so simple, and so delicious! There wasn’t any leftover 🙂

  84. This was the first recipe I made since getting my spiralizer. It was awesome, great flavor. Will make again.

    I did decrease the salt. As with all spices, use according to taste and diet restrictions.

    Thanks for sharing this one!

  85. Why so much sodium, I’m supposed to have under 200mg?

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  87. Delicious but recommend patting tomatoes before
    Cooking and adding balsamic..yum

  88. This was amazing!!! Used herbs and tomatoes from my garden. Will make many more times. Thanks ????

  89. Love this! Easy and delicious and so much flavor for not that many ingredients. Probably my favorite thing I’ve made with my spiralizer. So addicting. It’s hard not to eat the whole pan =)

  90. Are you sure on the carb count? I only come up with 7 carbs not 15. Going to make this tonight either way…

  91. Hi probably stupid question but do you peel the zucchini?

    • you don’t need to peel zucchini for this. If you wanted to peel zucchini for something you can use a vegetable peeler that can be purchased in any store with a kitchen section. You could use a knife as well, but be careful not to cut yourself, and you usually waste more of the vegetable this way.

      • to clarify – youd on’t need to peel before spiralizing. if you are asking how to spiralize – get a spiralizer 🙂

  92. Is the amount of protein correct on this? 1/4 lb of chicken breast and 1 oz. of cheese per serving doesn’t seem like 34 grams of protein. Otherwise, this looks easy and yummy and the ingredients are all things I have on hand, so I’m definitely going to make this. 

  93. This was so delicious! I didn’t do it for WW or pay attention to points. But I doubled the recipe and pretty much seasoned to taste. It was definitely delicious! 

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  95. Made this tonight, delicious! Plus it was already entered into LoseIt!, so that was an added bonus. Thanks!

  96. This was AMAZING!  Even my picky boys loved it!

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  98. All I can say is WOW! This was my first zoodle recipe and first time using the Spiralizer. Against his own will, my hubby bought me the paderno Spiralizer from Amazon.  He was so hesitant to eat anything with zoodles, but I’m so thankful I tried this recipe first. He went back for seconds and kept saying “this is legit”.  Can’t wait to try more zoodle recipes. Thank you Gina! 

  99. This was delicious but when I typed the nutritional info into the weight watchers calculator it came out to 9 smartpoints instead of 7

    • You have to use WW recipe builder for accurate points since vegetables are 0 points but in the calculator they are not.

  100. I made this tonight and it was delicious!

  101. I am pescetarian, so I think I will try this using shrimp…..or maybe without. Are there any modifications I should use if I make it without meat?

  102. Omg!!!  So sorry gina!  Isn’t the garlic in the pan!  My son (3) spilled garlic powder on the stove and I didn’t realize!  Everything is good, please ignore my original reply

  103. Making this now, am at the step of simmering fresh tomatoes and garlic on low for 15 min.  Sadly I can already smell the burnt garlic.  Not sure what went wrong, although fresh tomatoes at this time of year don’t really give off enough juice to actually simmer.   Off to order take out.

  104. Just got done making and eating this fabulous meal.  It was absolutely delicious!  Wow!!

  105. Do you think I could use frozen tomatoes? I have a pint of grape tomatoes in my freezer and not sure how to use them! (Froze them because they would’ve gone bad before they got eaten).

  106. I just made this last night. It was my first SkinnyTaste recipe and my first time having zoodles. We loved it! It is definitely going into the regular rotation. Thank you!!

  107. Received my Inspiralizer for my birthday last weekend, made this dish Wednesday, it was delicious! And, I reheated leftovers for lunch the next day at work. I have been Inspiralized!

  108. Is this fine to reheat next day for left overs? (set the cheese aside obviously)

  109. When I saved the meal on the ww app it calculated to 9 smart points, any idea why? It was delicious by the way!

    • Because the calculator is not accurate, the only way to get the correct smart points is by using WW recipe builder as vegetables are 0, but if you use the calculator you will have more points.

  110. I know this might be silly…but are you saying this makes 2, 2 cup servings? Also, when i put in the nutritional values to the WW site, it calculates it as being more points. When I put in the ingredients, the points correlate with what you have. Can you explain? Thank you!

  111. This was amazing! I spiralized my zucchini and then put some garlic salt on them and placed on paper towels for about two hours. Before I cooked the tomatoes, I sauteed minced garlic (borrowed this idea from another of your zoodle recipes!). I also added a tablespoon of balsamic vinegar at the end. I used pre-cooked diced chicken (I had it in the freezer) and omitted the olive oil completely. You are a Godsend! First time I've ever been compelled to review a recipe — thank you!

  112. Are you having to put all the ingredient info into the WW app to get the points?? Or as a favorite is it just coming up. I just hate to keep putting all this stuff in!

  113. Just picked up a spiralizer for $25. Not a bad investment!

  114. Hi Gina,

    Thanks for this recipe; it's delicious! I'm finding, however, that when I use the nutritional information you provided the WW website calculates it as 9 smart points! Do you know why?

  115. Another amazing recipe! Gina, I love your recipes and try new ones all the time. This one was amazing, and I finally got to use my new spiralizer I got for Christmas!

  116. I keep spiraled zucchini in the vegetable drawer of my fridge all the time. It will keep for several days. When I spiralize, I put them on paper towels on the counter for an hour or so to drain any excess liquid. Then, I place zoodles in a baggie with a dry paper towel and put in fridge without sealing the baggie. That will keep them from getting soggy. A little air is good for them.

  117. Can zucchini be spiralized in advance? Or would it turn brown and soggy? I like to do a lot of prep ahead of time so cooking after work is quick!

  118. Made this tonight. It was absolutely fabulous. Seriously. Like eating junk food but healthy. A few modifications: we used cherry tomatoes cut in 5, extra basil, extra hot pepper flakes and pearl bocconcinni. It was seriously amazing. Out tomatoes weren't really whole anymore; more like a sauce, which I prefer. The portion was super generous. I would say it could feed 3 for sure, but we indulged with 2 portions. Definitely adding to my rotation. Thanks again Gina for your truly inspiring recipes.

  119. Wow this was delicious….made it for dinner tonight, and my husband and I both loved it. Will definitely make again!

  120. Hi! I'm looking to cook this for a next day lunch…if I was to reheat the next day, would I reheat the zucchini noodles?

  121. Oh, Thanks for sharing. It looks…yummy!

  122. Using the updated WW site and calculator I am getting 9 points for the smart points using the nutritional information given in the recipe. Can you confirm the totals on this recipe?

    • Hi there – I am also seeing 9 SmartPoints and just want to confirm 🙂

      • If you are only going off the nutritional information then it will calculate the veggies into the points. Veggies are zero, try putting the recipe into the recipe builder.

  123. Any suggestions on a side dish to serve with this?

  124. Would this be nice served cold?

  125. do you like this particular spiralizer better than the one you used to own… i know the old one was on amazon and i see now that this is a different one.. just trying to figure out which one i should buy… 🙂

  126. Looks scrumptious!!

  127. what brand is the spiralizer? Thanks

  128. I just finished reading this. O.M.G! So good, so much flavor, and there's no guilt eating it!

  129. I too have an inspiralizer. Yellow squash is equally as good as it has a nutty flavor. Cucumbers work well. If you don't want long strands, just make a cut down the side of the vegetable and it will be in short pieces.

  130. My husband won't eat zucchini. Could I use butternut squash noodles instead?

  131. About 8 oz each

  132. What is the weight of the zucchini? My store doesn't stock large ones.

  133. So deliciously looking – I'd like to try the recipe out. Unfortunately, the lack of specializer will prevent me from it! ((

  134. This looks lovely! Healthy, light. I really want to try this one. I do not have spiralizer yet, but recipes like this makes me want to buy one straight away.

    • I use my spiralizer every week. I keep zucchini noodles in an open baggie (with a paper towel to absorb moisture) in the fridge so that they're ready whenever I want them in a recipe and I often use them as a base for many dishes. I'll microwave them until just heated – that's the secret so that they don't get limp.

    • Beth, how long do you microwave them, and on what power?

    • Full power but the length of time depends on the quantity. For a generous single serving (1/2 plate), 30 seconds. Only until zoodles are heated but not limp.

  135. This was so fresh, delish and easy! Will keep this in my rotation!

  136. This looks so good! Can't wait to try it!

  137. What's the difference between points and smart points?

    • Vegetables and fruit are free on smart points, lean protein is lower now. Carbs increased slightly, sugar is very high in points.

  138. love that it's lower Smartpoints than points+!

  139. Amy, I have made zucchini "fettuccini" with a vegetable peeler. No need to have to buy a spiralizer.

  140. This looks really good! I unfortunately don't own a spiralizer though! Is it possible to make this with some Angel hair pasta, or something similar? If so,would it be a huge increase in calories?

  141. Hi Gina, when you give out the weight of chicken in the recipe, is that raw or cooked ?

  142. This looks really good, I can't wait to try it. I have had the spiralizer since the beginning of the summer but have been intimidated by it. This recipe may help me get brave!! Not sure what mozzarella balls are though…

    • They sell them at Trader Joes, you can use a block of mozzarella and cut it instead.

    • It's fresh mozzerella in water/whey, sold in cottage-cheese size containers in the deli section of larger grocery stores. It comes in large- and small-sized balls. it's soft, fresh and delicious!

  143. This looks so light and healthy (and totally delicious), I love it! 😀