What is a Spiralizer?


Many of you that have seen my zucchini noodle recipes have asked me how I managed to make my zucchinis into noodles and what I use. When I say that I use a spiralizer, everyone asks me what that is. So, here is a quick post about what a spiralizer is, how it’s used and where to get it.

A spiralizer can be used on most any hard vegetable like zucchinis, potatoes, beets, carrots, etc. It’s a great tool for spicing up your vegan dishes or making strings out of carrots and beets for salads. A spirializer comes with 3 blades, usually a thin blade to spirialize things like carrots, zucchinis and beets, and a thicker blade for veggies like potatoes, if you want to make curly frieds. It also comes with a flat flute blade, which you can use to make apple, potato or beet chips.

You can find spirializer’s online, either at amazon.com, ebay.com or just search for them online. I paid about $28.00 for mine including shipping, so there is really no reason to pay any more.


So there you have it! A spirializer in all its glory! I have made cheesy zucchini noodle pasta, marinated mushroom sauce pasta and cheesy chicken zucchini noodle pasta! And, I just made some raw marinara sauce for my “spaghetti” dish last night! Let’s go make some raw marinara for our zucchini noodles now!


One Comment Add yours

  1. Steven Gower says:

    I absolutely agree with you, that a spiralizer is a great kitchen gadget. I have bought one a couple of months ago and it helped me prepare some yummy recipe since then. I would recommend it for everyone.

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