Spiralized Mediterranean Beet and Feta Skillet Bake

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Beet noodles baked with tomatoes, red onion, olives and Feta. Serve this as an appetizer with some baked pita chips, as a side dish or even as a main dish, topped with grilled shrimp or chicken – this dish is a keeper!

Beet noodles baked with tomatoes, red onion, olives and Feta. Serve this as an appetizer with some baked pita chips, as a side dish or even as a main dish, topped with grilled shrimp or chicken – this dish is a keeper!

I think most of you know I’m pretty obsessed with my spiralizer, (I LOVE my Paderno Spiral Vegetable Slicer) but my friend Ali is even more obsessed than me, if that’s even possible. So obsessed, she devoted her entire blog to this gadget and just came out with a cookbook that you will need to get your hands on! The book is called Inspiralized: Turn Vegetables into Healthy, Creative, Satisfying Meals. Tons of great spiralized ideas, everything from breakfast to dessert – the girl is a spiralizing genius!

I had a hard time deciding what to make first, but since I typically make spiralized zucchini and cucumber dishes with my spiralizer, so I chose a dish using beets instead. As a kid, I hated beets because I only tasted the pickled kind, that came in a jar. As an adult, I started enjoying them roasted in salads, and even discovered how delicious they are raw. Here, the beets are spiralized, tossed with vinegar, oil and herbs and roasted for 20 minutes. Once roasted, the beets are tender yet firm, exactly how I like my vegetables. If you’re unsure about beets, I know this dish will convert you!

The only changes I made to her recipe was using less cheese, I cut the block in half horizontally and it was still more than plenty.

Beet noodles baked with tomatoes, red onion, olives and Feta. Serve this as an appetizer with some baked pita chips, as a side dish or even as a main dish, topped with grilled shrimp or chicken – this dish is a keeper!
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Spiralized Mediterranean Beet and Feta Skillet Bake

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160.5 Cals 5 Protein 9 Carbs 12 Fats
Total Time: 30 mins
Yield: 4 servings
COURSE: Appetizer, Side Dish
CUISINE: American
Beet noodles baked with tomatoes, red onion, olives and Feta. Serve this as an appetizer with some baked pita chips, as a side dish or even as a main dish, topped with grilled shrimp or chicken – this dish is a keeper!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup halved yellow cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup halved yellow red tomatoes
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp minced fresh parsley, plus 1 tsp for garnish
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 10 pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 small beets, peeled and spiralized
  • 1/2 small onion, peeled and spiralized
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 4 oz feta or halloumi cheese, half block cut horizontally

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • In a large bowl combine all the ingredients except for the cheese and parsley for garnish.
  • Place the cheese in the center of a large oven-safe skillet or casserole dish. Top and surround it with beet noodle mixture.
  • Cover with foil and bake 20 minutes, until the beet noodles wilt.
  • Serve hot garnished with remaining parsley.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/4th of recipe, Calories: 160.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 9g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 25mg, Sodium: 483mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g
Blue Smart Points: 5
Green Smart Points: 5
Purple Smart Points: 5
Points +: 4
Keywords: Gluten Free, Under 30 Minutes, Vegetarian Meals

 

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307 comments

  1. 🤤🤤🤤🤤 SO good!!! All the ingredients work so beautifully together. Especially the oregano. Served this for lunch.

  2. I have made this for a couple years and never tire of it — beet, feta, and tomatoes, are some of my favorite food staples. To be able to have them together is even better! Have even made this for get-togethers and it is always a hit!

  3. This was delicious!!! 

  4. I made it for a dinner party last night along with Milk Streets Salmon and a kale salad from there as well.
    The beet dish was wonderful. I made it ahead and covered it with foil, per directions, popping it in after friends were here and appetizing. I bought the beets pre spiralized at my market so it came together pretty quickly. The saltiness of the olives and the feta….the best….yum.

  5. I made it for a dinner party along with salmon and a kale salad. I doubled the recipe and it was a big hit. The saltiness of the feta and the olives are perfect. I used beets that were already spiralized so it came together pretty quickly. I could make it ahead and leave it in the fridge until I was ready to pop that foil covered loveliness in the oven. Yum

  6. You nutritional breakdown says 9g carbs, while mine comes to 22g. Must be the amount of beets! Any idea how many grams 2 small beets amounts to? (not how many carb grams, I mean how many grams or oz or lbs your beets weigh?) Thank you!

    Jenna

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  8. Great combination of flavors. Thank you!

  9. My first spiralized vegetable was a beet. It was so sweet and crunchy and fresh tasting. I've been chasing that sweet beet ever since and it never quite measures up.

  10. We love zuc/chicken with tomatos and mozzerlla

  11. I have this dish in the oven as I type! I stumbled upon the Paderno Veggie Slicer today, just by chance, and when I saw that it was marked down from 49.99 to 29.99, I was so excited! Never did I think I would find this locally!

    Cant wait to see how this dish turns out, it looks beautiful!

    My next purchase is that awesome cook book!

  12. Thoughts on doing this as a cold dish? I'm thinking that doing it raw with crumbled feta sounds light and delish! Or would I need to quickly blanch the beets to soften a bit? Would love to hear your thoughts!

  13. I just made this for dinner tonight. It was wonderful. It's definitely a real keeper. I always thought I hated beets till I tried a couple of your recipes using them. Thanks for helping to keep my eating interesting and delicious.

  14. I'm loving the zucchini noodles. I just bought the Paderno spiralizer last month and Ali's Vietnamese Pho bowl with Diakon noodles looks good!

  15. So was the contest winner announced? I missed it…

  16. I just bought a spiralizer and need some recipes so would love to win the book. I have only done zucchini with garlic butter.

  17. I need to get a spirilizer and obviously a cookbook as well! This sounds amazing

  18. I made the beets tonight and it was delicious. I had beets that I needed to use but the next time I make this I will look for beets that are the size that will fit my spiral slicer. These did not, way too fat, and made a mess. I ended up shaving small slices going around and around the beet. That was fine, the taste was still the same! I didn't have parsley but did have cilantro so used that, fresh thyme, and fresh oregano. The garlic and red wine vinegar really make the flavor unique and I will definitely make it again.

  19. I'm pretty new to spiralizing, but last night I made the
    Spiralized Vegetable Cornmeal Fritters and they were perfect with our black eyed peas!

  20. I substitute zoodles for spaghetti when making cold sesame noodles (and eat them warm). Would love to have the cookbook and get more ideas for using my spiralizer.

  21. Shrimp Scampi Zoodles!!

  22. would love to try this gadget!

  23. I like spiralized zucchini – in place of pasta or a as a salad base. But, those beets look divine! Will be trying.

  24. I tried a recipe from twopeasandtheirpod.com – it was spiralized cucmbers with hummus and all the other greek salad fixings. It was so yummy

  25. I love the zucchini noodles with shrimp and basil pesto recipe!

  26. Im new to spiralizing but I LOVE it so far. This recipe looks like its going to be one of my favorites! That said I can't wait to try the shrimp scampi with zoodles recipe!

  27. I was thinking about getting a spiralizer and the cookbook would be great to go with it

  28. I love my spiralizer and I love testing it with new veggies. My new favorite is spiraled beets and pears with toasted almonds and feta

  29. Israeli couscous with feta-mint zucchini noodles! Thank you for this recipe, it was part of my meal prep this week 🙂

  30. I need a spirilizer

  31. I got my Spiralizer for Christmas, and haven't used it yet. I love beets so perhaps this would be my first recipe to try it out. Although Greek Salads are something I make often, perhaps spiralize a cucumber to jazz that up?? Would love to win
    the book for suggestions.

  32. My family LOVES zoodles!! We especially enjoy them with eggplant-marinara and turkey meatballs. My 2 year old is the queen of the Paderno spiralizer!! So fun! We would love to win this cookbook!

  33. Holy cow, that looks amaaaaazing. My favourite spiralized recipe so far was a greek salad with spiralled zucchini added… I'd never eaten zucchini raw before and it was great!!!!! Om nom nom.

  34. I'm A big sweet potato fan,so Shaved Asparagus and Sausage Sweet Potato Noodle Pasta is a favorite!

  35. Carrot leak risotto! So delicious. First found it on your blog.

  36. Zoodles & Meatballs are a summertime staple at my house. My kids gobble it up and I can feel good about my family eating healthy!

  37. Your Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles and Shrimp Scampi – yum!

  38. I am in love with my spiralizer and would love to win this cookbook! I have way too many favorites to pick just one but for dinner tonight I had spiralized zucchini, golden beets, carrots with roasted eggplant, broccoli, mushrooms and chicken sausage sprinkled with some parm:)

  39. Kung Pao chicken is my fav!

  40. I went out and purchased this Spiralizer right after you posted your Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles. I could not wait to try it and see if my son would finally eat Zucchini. He did! He still said they were not his favourite but he ate them. I love the idea of the beets. We all love beets and I want to make Carrot straws as well. Thank you for inspiring me and for opening up your contest to Canadians.

    Cheers, Melody vdA, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  41. I really like to spiralize my vegetables and have spiralized so much that my dogs are beginning to run around the house with their tails tucked under them. I have to hostess a party of 8 in March and would love to show off the spiralized food. I need ideas from appetizers, entrees to desserts (they are big eaters). Any ideas would be appreciated. Thank you

  42. My favorite spiralized vegetable recipe is any using sweet potatoes

  43. I got the Paderno slicer for Christmas and have yet to try it out. I'll have to finally try it this week. I love beets, so any recipe including beets would be my favorite!

  44. I've never had them. A Spiralizer is on my wish list!

  45. I have only just bought my spiralizer and so have only made simple zucchini noodles, but I look forward to trying many many more recipes!

  46. stir fried spiralized carrots, zucchini and yellow squashed. YUM!

  47. your Kung Pao Zoodles were amazing!

  48. Looks delicious! I need to invest in a spiralizer!

  49. My favorite spiralized recipe is Ali's Shaved Asparagus & Sweet Potato Noodle Pasta dish – it's SO good! I'd love to win the cookbook to add more new favorites to our rotation!

  50. I've never tried spiralizing a vegetable before, but recipes like this make me want to get a spiralizer. I have had spiraled beets as a garnish at a restaurant and they were delicious. The little strands were also a lot of fun.

  51. I just purchased the spiral slicer and I'm not sure where to start, I could really use this cookbook! I love beets and feta so I'm anxious to try this recipe. My goal is to improve my health, eat cleaner non processed foods and hopefully be able to get off my cholesterol medication.

  52. Zoodles, pancetta, tomato sauce & basil because my 6 year old (who strongly dislikes zucchini) LOVES it!

  53. I love her recipes, get her emails daily

  54. I usually use zucchini in the spiralizer, but am a huge fan of beets so I can't wait to give this recipe a try!

  55. I can't wait to get some beets and try this recipe. I love beets and this recipe looks scrumptious, it may just be the recipe I have been looking for to convince my husband how yummy beets really are. I love to make grilled shrimp and red pepper pesto zucchini noodles.

  56. I love beets..I do not have the book but I'm making this weekend this recipe for sure. Irina P

  57. LOVE my spiralizer! Got one for each of my kids – they love them too! LOVE your recipes!! My favorite recipe is any of the salads with zuke noodles!! Would love to win a copy of your book! Have watched your transformation and cried at your engagement pix!! Good luck in all your endeavors!! Deb

  58. Spiralized cucumbers in my salads… kinda tangles stuff up and keeps it together better!

  59. yumyy!! this is perfect because I'm obsessed with my spiralizer <3

    https://aspoonfulofnature.wordpress.com/

  60. Wow! This recipe looks amazing! My favorite spiralized recipe is pretty simple…zucchini with butter and parmesan. So yum!

  61. FIrst time I see spirilize vegetable. I looking into it cause it just look too good. We loved grilled vegetables but I just cut them. Would love to win the book

  62. Love the spirilizer for sweet potatoes!

  63. I already have the cookbook and have to say that everything….absolutely EVERYTHING I have made out of it is fabulous! I cook from it every day! I am commenting on my favorite zoodles dish to enter to win the cookbook for my good friend. I went to buy a copy of it for her as a gift at B&N and they didn't have it on the shelf! Bummer 🙁 I think my favorite is the Shrimp Scampi and Zoodles BUT I purchased the ingredients for this beet casserole today. We'll see if it outshines the other zoodle recipes 😉

  64. This recipe looks fantastic, can't wait to try!! I love the kung pao chicken zoodles
    would love the book!

  65. So far I have only tried spiralized zucchini which is great!

  66. Spiralized cucumber salad with mint, feta, pomegranate seeds and red onion! yum

  67. I just purchased a red and gold beet at the supermarket! Now I know what to make with it! I already purchased a cookbook for myself and my son, so I would give this one to my friend.

  68. My favorite recipe is Zucchini Pad Thai. There is a raw food restaurant in Miami called "La Vie en Raw" where they sometimes have in on their menu. I will try your without the chicken.

  69. My favorite recipe is the Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles for 2!!

  70. I make a green zucchini salad with my spirizer and so far it is my favorite recipe. This recipe with beets sounds awesome and I am sure I will be making it soon!

  71. I am not a big fan of zucchini, but my son hasa sprial cutter and used it while staying with us for a while. Actually, my favorite way of using it was plain ole zoodles sauted with butter and a little salt!

  72. Just made this last night, and it was delicious! I made with a combo of golden and red beet, eliminated most of the cheese (just finished with a sprinkle of fat-free feta crumbles), reduced the olives down to 4, and cut out the olive oil. The result was so delicious and flavorful filling and very filling, but still really light.

    I did encounter some challenges spiralizing the onion. Mine just kind of fell apart when I started to spin.Any tips/tricks on working with onions in the Padermo?

    Definitely one to try!

  73. I just recently bought a spiral slicer (the cheap, hand-held one) to try. So far I have only tried making zoodles for yours Chicken Zoodle Low Mein and loved it!

  74. I'm new to spirilizing!…would love this cookbook and I love your Spiralized Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta!

  75. Gina, you always inspire me! Thank you so much for all your wonderful recipes! I've tried many with great success, thanks to you.
    I have a spiralizer but have not gone beyond the amazing zucchini pasta. Pleeeease pick me for the book Inspiralized: Turn Vegetables into Healthy, Creative, Satisfying Meals! Sounds amazing! Jocelyne

  76. Spirilized beets look amazing. I have only made spritlized zucchini, I have to expand what I use my spirilizer for. Dawn R

  77. New to spiralizing so just starting to try your recipes. Would love the cookbook. Absolutely love subbing the zoodles for pasta. I've been pasta-free for a while as I've been revamping/improving my diet. Good to enjoy more Italian fare again.

  78. I love to use spiralized vegetables as a substitute for grain-based noodles in Asian dishes, include soups and stir fries. I really like zucchini noodles in Szechwan sauce. Rounded out with some mushrooms and sometimes shrimp, it is filling and flavorful!

  79. My favorite so far is zucchini noodles, roasted red peppers and pesto, but I can't wait to try this beet recipe! They had nice beets at the market this morning and I bought a bunch, I must have known I'd need them for this recipe!

  80. I just luvv the Zoodles with lemon garlic spicy shrimp..yummo mmmm

  81. I think THIS is going to be my favorite spiralized recipe! So pretty with the beets and tomatoes!

  82. Would love to try these!

  83. I have a mini spiralizer, glad to know I can get a bigger, more efficient one!
    Carole

  84. Based on your recommendation, we purchased a spiralizer and used it frequently throughout the spring and summer. Even though Mother Nature cannot embrace pending warmer weather for us in the Northeast — spiralized food can give us a jump on the season. Among the many SkinnyTaste recipes we have enjoyed is Shrimp Scampi Zoodles for Two, but have put this beet and feta dish on our weekend menu.

  85. I like to spiralize cucumbers and add cherry tomatoes, moz cheese with salt and pepper and mix together with olive oil. Yum!

  86. I just received my spirilizer in the mail yesterday and can't wait to try the shrimp and zucchini noodles and the greek cucumber noodles! Lara B

  87. I like the idea of this but I don't have a spiralizer yet, so I'm not sure what will turn out to be my favorite. Perhaps I need to win a cookbook for inspiration!

  88. I love the chicken pad thai with daikon noodles from the Inspiralized blog!

  89. I love teriyaki "fried" noodles and I use zucchini, parsnip, and daikon noodles

  90. I don't have a spiralizer yet, but I think I would have to try the kung pao chicken first! (Although the beets look pretty amazing, too.)

  91. Cant wait to try the chicken lo mein zoodles on your site! I hope I win!!

  92. I love your Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp!

  93. I think beets will be my new favourite veggie to spiralize! I can't wait to try this.

  94. Asian flavored zoodles!!

  95. My favorite recipe is the Zoodles with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp! I would LOVE this cookbook!

  96. Zoodles with spicy lemon-garlic shrimp is my favorite.

  97. I have been wanting to purchase a spiralizer, and this is just the recipe that is going to make it happen! I love beets, and really can't wait to make this. I purchased your cookbook a couple of weeks ago and love it!

  98. I ordered a spiralizer from Amazon this week. It will be here tomorrow night!
    The first thing I'm trying is your Kung Pao zoodles for two. I never thought to spiralize beets. Love beets!

  99. Out of your recipes my favorite is the shri scampi zoodle for 2 (that I made for 4 ?). Delicious and so simple. Out of my recipes my favorite is raw zucchini marinated with line juice and a little olive oil + salt and pepper. Served with thin flakes of Parmesan cheese + a few roasted pine nuts. Delicious and fresh 'salad' (veggie side dish) in the summer. Great for bbq's.

  100. Shrimp Scampi Zoodles!!!! Can't go wrong!

  101. This recipe looks wonderful! My kids love the spiralized cucumber with a teeny bit of salt and rice vinegar. Easy and yummy!

  102. Kung Pao Zoodles, for sure, but am looking forward to trying this beet recipe. I just recently learned to love beets thanks to your beet and carrot salad. I had always hated them before…or thought I did!!

  103. I have just received my spirilizer and have not yet used it. I started to eat healthier and exercise so winning this cookbook would really help me in achieving my goals. I love receiving your recipes and enjoy cooking them. thanks. looking forward to trying this one too.

  104. Hi again, well I decided to go get my Spiralizer and it was on sale 25% off bonus.
    So it would be nice to win. If not I am sure I will purchase the book I do love your book.
    Bunny

  105. Shrimp Scampi Zoodles! No Brainer!
    Have been waiting for just the right reason to get the spirilizer…winning the cookbook would be the perfect reason;)

  106. I remember how much I hate beetroot when I was small. I think I've grown up- thanks for the recipe!

  107. I love my Spiralizer!! I use it all the time, thanks to you, Gina. I am looking forward to garden time for sure. For now, I think the shrimp and zucchini is my favorite.

  108. I would love to win this book and try all the wonderful recipes.

  109. hi love the recipe book bought 3, love the spirilizer, love the zuc/shrimp the best so far! Fran

  110. My favorite recipe is your Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles for 2.

  111. Zucchini noodles with shrimp and basil pesto!!

  112. Parsnips noodles with lemon-basil cashew cream sauce and shrimp

  113. Zoodles are by far my favorite way to enjoy an Italian pasta dish without feeling over indulgent! Spiralize zucchini noodles, lightly sauté, add a chunky veggie tomato sauce… maybe chicken sausage. Enjoy! YUM!

  114. Between your beet recipe and all these comments, I just have to get a spiralizer asap! Would love to win the cookbook to go with it!

  115. My favorite is Spiralized Raw Zucchini Salad with Avocado and Edamame. So good and my husband who doesn't like anything loved it too!

  116. Kung Pao is my favorite and even my grandson loves it. It was worth buying the spiralizer just for that.

  117. Ok ok ok! I can resist no longer! I've been reading and drooling long enough. I didn't realize there were so many skinny taste spiraizing recipes!! Reading this blog I am so ready to get the spializer and I will start with the awesome recipes mentioned here! Please enter me in the cookbook contest! I'm ordering my spiralizer today!

  118. Zoodles with pesto, cherry tomatoes, and goat cheese is a Summer staple for me!

  119. I love my Paderno and have made a ton of zoodles. Can't wait to try beets though!

  120. I have been using my Julienne peeler on lots of vegetables. I think a spiralizer should find a spot in my kitchen.

  121. Gina, I'm sure you may have already heard that I am your biggest fan. You have inspired my love for cooking. That alone is more than enough to admire you. According to those around me, I am an amazing chef, best wife ever, great friend who throws delicious parties, a great nutritional motivator, and…my favorite…a cool mom. Simply because I can read a recipe! I grew up in Astoria, New York, the Greek capital here in the US. My friends and I cruised around Astoria always in search of our favorite food…A greek salad with grilled shrimp. We were young and always "dieting" but those salads always seemed special. So hands down, my favorite spiralized recpe has to be the Spiralized Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta . After a great workout, I like to add the Pan seared shrimp for the extra protein. Before you know it, I'm reliving my teenage years again minus the big hair of course! Not only have you turned me into a fantastic cook, but you've also made me young again! Maggie

  122. I can only pick one…that's tough. I guess it would be your shrimp scampi zoodles for two since I make that over and over. This beet recipe looks great. Can't wait to try it!

  123. I just received a spiralizer for my birthday last weekend and cannot wait to test it out so this cookbook would be perfect.

  124. I've honestly not made one yet as I don't have a spiralizer, but anything with zucchini as the "pasta" I would love! Like a marinara over it-YUM!

  125. Looks and sounds super yummy!

  126. I've never spiralized, but the spiralized cucumber salad looks AWESOME! I'm also thinking using a hearty squash and curry seasonings might be yummy, and warming here in cold Michigan.

  127. I haven't spiralized enough.
    This looks amazing.
    Thanks.

  128. I got a spiralizer for Christmas but haven't used it yet because I don't know what to make! This looks delicious and I would love to win your cookbook so that I could learn what to make.

  129. I haven't gotten really creative yet, mainly creating noodles. So I would love this book! Sounds like its just what I need!

  130. Huge fan of my spiralizer too… thanks for the tip on the book, which I had to pre-order… could not resist it!

  131. I love spiralized cucumbers.

  132. I had thought I really couldn't spend the money on a spiralizer but recently found, what seemed to be an unused, one at Value Village. One of the first thing that I tried was the Shrimp Scampi Zoodles for Two. So tasty! I have gone crazy turning *everything* possible into veggy noodles (voodles?) and would love a cookbook like this. Thanks! (sorry for the multiple deletes and re-comments-I need to wake up and have a coffee)

  133. You turned me on to the Paderno Vegetable Slicer and I ordered from Amazon immediately after seeing your zucchini recipe. When it came in went to work on the zucchini and wow, fast and delicious. My husband loved it and with him and I both trying to lose some weight, we were hooked. I can't wait to try this beet recipe, we love beets. I am not to the point yet where i trust myself to come up with ideas so the book would be a great way for me to experiment. Thanks for all your posts.

  134. Skinny Taste Gina,
    We have started a Skinny Taste lunch club at work. Every Thursday 12 of us bring something out of your cookbook/website. WE LOVE IT!. Some things are a challenge because we do not have an oven here. I want to make the beets but do you think it would be alright to cook the night before and then carefully re-heat in a crock pot the next day? Any suggestions? Thanks for a life style change at work! P.S. Just bought a spriralizer, love zoodles with olive oil, roasted garlic and red pepper flakes, Plain and beautiful.

  135. Ok, after reading this post I just need to get on the bandwagon! I have been thinking that, what do I need another kitchen tool for just to sit in a drawer and never be used. Lately though, I have been seeing some amazing recipes and think it's time to try this!! Thanks for all the recipes!!

  136. Kung Pao zoodles…just got my zoodle maker this week. I have saved several of your recipes and cant wait to try…soon!

  137. I love Zoodles with homemade tomato sauce! I just got a spiralizer and I can't wait to try out some of your great recipes – and I'd love the book for inspiration as well.

  138. Zoodles with turkey sausage onions peppers and mushrooms with a small amount of marinara. YUM!!

  139. This looks delicious! I can't decide if my favorite is zucchini with tomato sauce and turkey meatballs or zucchini Pad Thai, I love them both! Thanks, Gina, for all your great recipes.

  140. This looks amazing! Can't wait to try! thanks for sharing!

  141. I just got my spiralizer as a gift so I haven't made too much with it yet. So far my favorite is a simple Zoodles with marinara sauce and lots of parmesan. Can't wait to try beets and I'm glad to hear that it washes off and doesn't stain.

  142. Zoodles with your Asian Meatballs! Delish!

  143. So far, I've only tried zucchini and it's great! I just got a spiralizer and I can't wait to try it on other vegetables!

  144. Do I have to pick just one spiralized recipe I love??? My spiralizer has become a weeknight staple. Especially making a greek salad with spiralized cucumber and grilled chicken!

  145. Sweet potato and potato curly fries! Just got my spiralizer so haven't had the chance to try much else yet.

  146. I'm not a big pasta fan to start with so this concept is fantastic! Can't wait to try this recipe as I love beets! Thank you!

    Louise

  147. This looks SO delicious. I've never done beets in my machine 🙂
    My favourite spirallized recipe is simple spiralled potatoes with garlic, salt & pepper tossed in olive oil and baked in the oven!
    This has become my fave kitchen tool to eat healthy.

  148. Zucchini seems to be THE favorite, but potatoes roasted in the oven with just olive oil, salt & pepper are quick & easy.

  149. I just started spiralizing and would so love to win that cookbook.

  150. Beets are actually my favorite thing to spiralize…raw with goat cheese and candied nuts= heaven:)
    P.S. Love your site, wondering if you have any spiralized recipes in your cookbook?

  151. I haven't used my spiralizer yet, but we love beets, so will definitely try this. Thanks.

  152. How to pick just one! I love love love all of these dishes. I think my favorite at the moment is the Shrimp Scampi Zoodles for Two. Lets just say… yummy in my tummy!

  153. Zucchini noodles and home made pasta sauce. I would love to try the above recipe! It sounds amazing!

  154. Last summer I fell in love with your Spiralized Raw Zucchini, Avocado & Edamame salad. Also, my kids love to "Lady & the Tramp it" with the long strands of zucchini!

  155. I keep it simple – I just spiralize zucchini, toss with some butter and Montreal Steak Seasoning and zap it in the microwave for a minute or two. I could eat tons of this! I would love love love to win her cookbook – I am on the waiting list at my public library for it!

  156. Well looks like I NEED a spiral gadget for sure and would love to win that book.
    So nice of you to do all these amazing recipes I have been making so many of your recipes for the last few years you are amazing.
    Bunny

  157. I just bought a spiralizer. Love it! Stir fried shrimp and zoodles is my favorite.

  158. I almost always choose zucchini to spiralize but I want to branch out to more… This cookbook would help me get there!!

  159. Instead of angel hair pasta I used zucchini spirals for one of my favorite easy classic pasta dishes (Pasta Alla Checca) and named it "Deeli's Zoodle Alla Checca" – YUM 🙂

  160. Like you, I learned how wonderful beets are as an adult.

  161. new to spiralizing too… so far have only tried zucchini and was a hit with the family

  162. I have never spiralized, but would love the cookbook.

  163. I love your Greek cucumber salad that has spiralized cucumbers. I would love to learn more uses for my spiralizer.

  164. I'm so excited to see the spiralizer used for more than just zucchini! I use it all the time but never with beets….can't wait!

  165. That looks soo good! Id love to win that cookbook. Thanks for the chance.

  166. Anything with zoodles = my favorite

  167. I just got a spiralizer so I haven't a favorite recipe yet. I would love the cookbook!

  168. A regular meal in our house is spiraled zucchini with chickpeas and pesto. When we want to be a little bit more decadent, we add a scoop of ricotta cheese!

  169. Kung pao zoodles and shrimp scampi zoodles are my favorite. So easy to make and full of flavor!! Thanks Gina

  170. I absolutely love spiralized zucchini noodles. My favorite way to eat them is just lightly sauteed in olive oil, garlic and a touch of salt. Delicious.

  171. Made your chicken dish twice now. Love my spiralizer.

  172. I love spiralized cucumber salads.

  173. I love spiralized cucumber salads.

  174. I have not bought a spiralizer yet but I will be soon. This recipe looks amazing. I can't wait to try it, I love beets…

  175. I love spiralized zucchini I eat it all the time! But I'm definitely giving beets a shot!

  176. I love the spirzalized Red Beets with pesto (both vegan and non-vegan). It's easy, quick and healthy.

  177. Sweet potato noodles and chicken with Thai red curry sauce or Kung pao chicken and zoodles. Yum!

  178. Spirailized beets……..love it as part of my salad

  179. Scampi with zoodles yummy in my tummy!!

  180. Classic zoodles with marinara and Italian sausage. Yum!

  181. I love spiralized zucchini with sautéed onions, garlic, mushrooms and ground beef with a light spaghetti sauce! Yum!! Angellover33@comcas,net!!

  182. I came here for the recipe. I enjoy beets an feta an spiralized make it interesting. I haven't made the leap from mandolin just yet but this may convince me

  183. I love pad thai with zoodles.

  184. I haven't yet tried a spiralizer but all of these recipes look amazing and make me think it's time to buy one. I think this Beet recipe could be a quick favorite.

  185. I just started spiralling zucchini as a spaghetti substitute. Love this idea of doing it with the beets. Looks delicious!

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  186. I love the shrimp scampi zoodles!
    I have to publish as anonymous since I don't have any of those accounts set up.

  187. Would love the cookbook–I have only make zucchini noodles so far, but loved them!

  188. I love this recipe!!! As soon as I saw it I had to make it for dinner,lol. OMG! I love all zucchini spiralized recipes but until now I never thought to use beets! This is my new favorite!

  189. havent tried any spiralized recipes but would love to try this one!!

  190. Shrimp Scampi Zoodles for Two!

  191. Spiraled zucchini 'pasta'

  192. Spiraled zucchini 'pasta'

  193. I would love to win this cookbook, the recipe looks amazing and I wish I had a sprializer too!! 😉

  194. I discovered the spiralizer thanks to your site, and I loved it so much I sent one to my mom and sister! My favorite recipe is spicy shrimp and zoodles. Thanks for the great recipes and inspiration!

  195. What a great idea using beets on the spiralizer. I love cucumbers and my favorite is your Spiralized Greek Cucumber Sald with Lemon and Feta recipe…mmmmm, my mouth is watering just thinking about it!

  196. We love zoodles!

  197. The Mediterranean beet and feta skillet bake has to be my favorite! Two of my favorite foods together with tomatoes!!! Yum! Yum!

  198. Chicken zoodle Lo Mein for us!! Oh so yummy!! Love my spiralizer… My 16 yr old is an aspiring chef that just loves our Paderno!! Need some new recipes for my girl….

  199. I love zucchini noodles with almost any sauce, especially peanut 🙂

  200. Would love this cookbook – have an unopened spiralizer i could put to use!

  201. Love to spiralize zucchini and potatoes. Butternut squash is also amazing

  202. Love zoodles with anything!

  203. I really want to start spiralizing and could certainly use this cookbook as a reference to get me going.

  204. This looks like an amazing book! Zucchini are my current favourite, but I think this recipe could sway me to the dark (beet) side. I'd love to win!

  205. I would love to add spiralizing to my healthy food choices. Looks like this book would be so helpful for that.

  206. I LOVE roasted beets! This looks delish!!!

  207. Spiralized sweet potatoes are my fave!

  208. I Recently made your zucchini noodle lo mein and its my new favorite!

  209. Zoodles are a big hit at our house. I think my 5 and 3yo like them because of the name. I'm thinking of adding a "Z" to the name of everything I make from now on!!

  210. I want to start spiralizing but don't know where to begin, the cookbook would greatly help me get started

  211. I'm new to spiralizing and have only had zucchini, so for now that is my favorite. I suspect it will be sweet potato fries when I get the chance to make those.

  212. Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp. This was hard, so many great recipes!

  213. Baked sweet potato fries. Spiralized tossed in olive oil and salt baked at 400 degrees.

  214. This recipe reminds me that I should use my spiralizer more often 🙂 love it!

  215. My favorite spiraled recipe is definitely good ol' spiraled zucchini 'spaghetti'. I love that it is so quick to whip up; perfect for when I get back home late from class and extremely filling when paired with some bread 🙂

  216. My favorite spiralized veggie is zucchini! Perfect spaghetti substitute 🙂

  217. I've been trying a lot of different spiralized veggies. A favorite is roasted spiralized sweet potatoes spritzed with olive oil. Yummy.

  218. Zoodles with your bolognese 🙂

  219. Zoodles….in any form.

  220. I love making "rice" with my spiralizer! So creative!

  221. Oh my, a new cooking technique for me to try. This recipe sounds delicious and the book looks wonderful. I hope I win!

  222. Chicken Zoodle "Lo Mein". But then anything "zoodled" is delicious! Love my "zoodler" as my husband calls it.

  223. Zucchini noodles with sausage in Marinara Sauce. The best part is watching my daughters slurp them up nike real pasta. They love it

  224. My favorite is a tarragon chicken recipe from Ellie Krieger, and I spiralize the zucchini and squash.

  225. Zucchini noodles are the only kind I've tried so far.
    That beet recipe looks fab!

  226. This looks amazing – I love zoodles, such a classic! I love the vibrancy of this dish too!

  227. Unfortunately, I haven't gotten the chance to taste any spiralized recipes, but I have to say, your zucchini noodles all look fantastic!

  228. My favorite is spiralized tuna noodle casserole, using zucchini as the noodles–it's healthy, low cal/low fat, and still feels really hearty and comfort food-y!! Everyone in the fam loves it. I finalized just got the paderno a couple weeks ago, was using a vegetti before, the spiralizer is awesome! Side note for Gina–I finally made your crockpot taco chicken chili yesterday for the snow day, YUM! Have made so many of your other recipes, but had this one on the list forever 🙂 Thank you!

  229. Shrimp scampi with zoodles is my favorite but looking forward to trying this!

  230. I love zucchini!

  231. I do a lot of zucchini. I love it with tomatoes, cheese, and pesto. But I've also enjoyed sweet potatoes, butternut squash, and beets!

  232. I am looking to get a spiralizer so that one day I CAN have a favorite spiralized veggie! Hoping to win…pretty sure it would be either zucchini or sweet potato if I did have one! Thanks for your great blog!

  233. Zoodles with paleOMG's Sundried Tomato Pesto. I can eat buckets of it.

  234. this recipes looks tasty.

    I've asked for a spiralizer for my birthday and hubby ordered it. Winning the cookbook would be a plus!

  235. I dont have a spiralizer yet (I saw them on sale at Sur La Table so I might be buying one this weekend!) but I would LOVE to win this and try out all the recipes!

  236. Looks like a winner to me.
    I would love to win a new cookbook

  237. I love beets and tomatoes and feta so this is my new favorite recipe. Thanks for the opportunity!

  238. My favorite is the spiralized cucumber Greek salad. I would LOVE to win this cookbook!

  239. I bought a spiralizer last week and tried zoodles for the first time for dinner last night. I loved it! I would love to win this cookbook too!

  240. Spiralized sweet potato noodles tossed with EVOO and grated parmesan and then baked.

  241. Once again – this looks great, Gina! This will be a great addition to how I eat my beets. I'm with you… I normall spiralize zucchini and cucumbers. In fact, my favorite go-to recipe is my Dad's homemade tomato sauce with zucchini noodles, er, zoodles 🙂

  242. Love the spiralized butternut squash with carmelized onion and toasted walnut. It was rich and yummy!

  243. Your Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles recipe is an ultimate favorite in our house! We have made it four times in the past 3 weeks.

  244. Just made your Zoodle Lo Mein and I have to say that might be my favorite! Such a healthy and delicious swap!

  245. The Only vegetable I have used it my spiralizer is zucchini. As someone who is gluten free and has had severe stomach problems her whole life, having a delicious, easily digestible pasta swap has been a game changer. I need to expand to new vegetables!

  246. Yum! That looks delicious! Would love to win then I would have good reason to buy a spiralizer!

  247. Zoodles with homemade marinara!

  248. I love making a cold sesame zoodle recipe. Who knew that zucchini could taste that good. My meat and potatoes husband has become a believer! To change that man's mind means you've really done something great! Keep the fantastic recipes coming!

  249. Would love to win this cookbook, add it to my collection! My favorite way to use my spiralizer is carrots, cooked lightly with a brown sugar glaze. Need to try this recipe when beets are in season!

  250. I've never spiralized – but it looks awesome – I must get one!

  251. My son loves when we eat spiralized carrots! (Sometimes they're more like carrot curls… I need more practice!)

  252. I just saw your gorgeous cookbook propped in a kitchen design showroom at NEBRASKA FURNITURE MART in KC! How crazy is that? I would love this in my cookbook collection. I need new inspiration to keep my husband on track with our healthy diets! ➿➿➿those are spirals- LOL. CHOOSE ME???

  253. Zoodles with a garlic herb sauce are best, but now I'm going to have to try something with beets!

  254. I am very new to spiralizing…having only got mine 2 weeks ago! I am a total convert to it…I adore it and the many possibilities for it. I cannot wait to try this recipe as I love beets and halloumi cheese. So far my favorite recipe has been a zucchini noodle with a tomato basil sauce with mushrooms and shrimp. Love your site!

  255. I love the Inspiralized mac and cheese recipe using butternut noodles!

  256. I love my spiralizer, and I love Ali’s blog! My favorite spiralized recipe is Ali’s jalapeno and chorizo carrot rice with avocado. I usually sub butternut squash rice and use chicken chorizo – SO good! I’d love to win a cookbook!

  257. I've only made zucchini noodles with turkey meatballs since I've bought my spiralizer (thanks to your suggestion!!), but am anxious to try more – the cookbook would be awesome!
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  258. Only tried zucchini, but this looks great!

  259. My favorite recipe is spiraled zucchini noodles topped with paleo chicken parm and marinara. Mmmm.

  260. zucchini and onion and garlic

  261. I love spiralized zuke and white beans, a bit of EVOO and salt and pepper, yum.

  262. Inspiralized's Chicken Tikka Masala with Butternut Squash Fettuccini was a hit
    all the way around at my house this winter. (Can't wait for zucchini season to come back though!!)

  263. I like to saute spiralized zucchini and yellow squash with a little olive oil, garlic and lemon juice.

  264. Well, myfavourite is this one hands down!

  265. Spiralized zucchini noodles (zoodles!) with pesto and sauteed mushrooms and broccoli!

  266. I have been using a Paderno for about six months and really enjoy spiralizing Zucchini and Cucumbers.

  267. I've never had anything spiralized yet, but am planning to get one ASAP, so the cookbook would be great to have! I'm looking forward to starting off with a spiralized zucchini dish!

  268. I definitely need to try this spiralizer!!! Though I'm not a huge fan of beets so I think this might be a bit too heavy on that "dirt" flavor for me.

  269. My favorite currently is a salad with lettuce, spiralized vegetables (whatever, but last night was carrots and zucchini) as well as coriander leaves- chopped, a few chopped nuts and a Thai salad dressing (lime, fish sauce, palm sugar, chopped chili and garlic) and topped with some leftover meat or seafood from an earlier meal. We have been having this once a week this summer (we live in New Zealand – but my sister lives in the USA and would like the cookbook). Thanks for your blog – I love it.

  270. I would have to say that my favorite spiralized recipe would be your Spiralized Greek Salad!! I made this for my boyfriend and I one night last summer, and paired it with a herby and crisp sauvignon blanc and it was outta this world!!! So easy and fresh tasting… I love using my spiralizer and would love to learn more ways of getting some use out of it!

  271. I love my spiralizer too!!! My favorite recipe is Shrimp Scampi Zoodles for Two! Can't wait to try the beets!

  272. Mine would have to be zucchini! Thanks for the chance to win the cookbook!

  273. My friend and I just tried spiralized zucchini for the first time yesterday and LOVED it! We sauteed the "noodles" in homemade herb butter, added some polish sausage, and then topped it with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. It was absolutely delicious and we are now eager to spiralize EVERYTHING we possibly can 🙂 This cookbook is definitely a must-have for us!

  274. Shrimp Scampi Zoodles is definitely my fav spiralized recipe!

  275. After relying on my mandolin, I finally received a spiralizer for Christmas and absolutely positively love it!
    Ali's, BBQ Pork Turnip Noodle “Ramen” is my favorite an turnip noodles are now my favorite veggie to spiralize!

  276. I have been spiralizing veggies for a few years now. This looks so good. Think I will make it tonight.

  277. I LOVE my spiralizer! And I love zoodles with any kind of sauce! YUM!! 🙂

  278. Shrimp scampi with zucchini noodles 🙂

  279. I love spiralized cucumbers with a peanut sauce. I have some extra beets at home, and just might have to give this recipe a try.

  280. My sister has been pushing me to buy a spiralizer because, apparently, I don't know what I'm missing with zoodles. I'll have to get one so I can start trying some of these recipes.

  281. Shrimp Scampi Zoodles! But I must admit, this beet recipe looks worthy of trying! I do wonder about the mess to the spiralizer – will it stain? Carol

  282. I love spiralized zucchini!

  283. I LOVE my spiralizer!! I mostly just do zucchini!!! Would be awesome to branch out with a cookbook!! Definitely going to try this recipe 🙂

  284. Spiralize a zucchini with roasted red pepper antipasto, fresh baby spinach and seared scallops! That was my first creation and it's amazing!

  285. My favorite is the Greek Salad. But I will try this receipe and maybe my favorite will change! I just ordered a padermo spiralizer and can't wait to use it! I would love to win the cookbook to get more ideas on what to make!

  286. i just received my spiralizer and have only tried zucchini so far but it was amazing!

  287. This one sounds great!

  288. I love my spirializer! How do I sign up to try and win this cookbook?

  289. Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles is my absolute favorite. I never enjoyed such things until I learned I was gluten intolerant and now I live on zoodles thanks to your amazing recipe!

  290. I am obsessed with my spiralizer AND a big fan of Inspiralized! (So I really really want to win. 😉 ) I love spiralizing daikon radishes, carrots, zucchini, and cucumber and putting them in a rice paper wrap with homemade peanut sauce. Yummy!

  291. My favorite spiralized vegetable recipe is your zoodles and meatballs, but your spiralized cucumber Greek salad is also so amazing! I cannot wait to try this recipe out and give beets a new look and taste! thank you!

  292. This recipe looks great, can't wait to try it. I recently purchased a spirializer and have used to for zucchini and also sweet potatoe curly fries 🙂 I hope I win the cookbook for other great recipes !!!

  293. kung pao zoodles for two is a fav at my house

  294. This looks AMAZING!

  295. This recipe could certainly be my favorite. This cookbook would be a good reason to buy a spiralizer.

  296. I just started spiralizing and would so love to win that cookbook. The beets look terrific. My favorite recipe so far is zoodles and mushrooms aioli. I could eat it every.single.day. Yummm!

  297. I love roasted beets! This looks absolutely fabulous and I'm planning to try, but I have to ask… how did you keep the mess from spiralizing beets contained?

    • You should wear gloves. The rest went in the sink right after, it all washed off.

    • THANKS for asking/answering the mess question. I absolutely LOVE beets…but was worried they would stain my spiralizer. Now that I have the answer, I'm ready to make this salad! 🙂

  298. Shrimp Scampi Zoodles for Two is definitely my favorite spiralized vegetable recipe, hands down!!