Chilli, Garlic, Parsley & Spiralized Courgette on Spaghetti

I’ve recently become re-obsessed with spiralized vegatables!

In particular, spiralized courgettes have become a staple in my diet.

I’ve always been a bit of a sucker for gadgets in the kitchen and the spiralizer is most definitely my appliance de jour! (Soz Nutribullet). If you don’t have a spiralizer machine fear not as you can buy spiralized vegetables from most supermarkets.

The poster food of the clean eating movement, spiralized veggies are a great way to work your 5 a day into your family’s diet in a fun and creative way.

How to make hilli, garlic, parsley and spiralized courgette on spaghetti - a recipe by Honest Mum

Here, I wanted to share one of my favourite spiralized dishes using courgette (and not forgoing the spaghetti either (who knew 😉 ). Combined with chilli, garlic and parsley and pasta it’s the perfect mid-week meal for all the family. Easy to make yet guaranteed to fire up the taste buds and just take off the chilli if it’s too hot for little ones.

Enjoy!

Chilli, garlic, parsley and spiralized courgette on spaghetti

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Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • 3 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 3 courgettes, spiralized
  • 400g dried spaghetti, cooked to packet instructions (use gluten-free if you prefer)
  • Handful of finely chopped parsley
  • Grated parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)

Method 

  • Heat the olive oil in a large shallow pan on a medium to high heat
  • Add garlic and chilli, heat until aromatic and garlic has turned a golden brown
  • Add spiralized courgette and fry for just 30-45 seconds, stirring courgette around the pan
  • Remove from pan and serve with the cooked spaghetti
  • Garnish with parsley and parmesan

 

 

 

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35 Responses

  1. Janette Shearer

    This recipe looks DELICIOUS! I’ve never heard of Courgette before. If I’m not able to find it would zucchini be a good substitute?? I’d love to try this recipe and maybe see where I could incorporate it into one of my own!

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  2. Zara

    I am obsessed with my spiralizer. I’ve been making everything from courgetti and boodles to curly fries and spiral carrot for garnishes. I’ve never added the courgetti to the top of a spaghetti dish though! Will have to try it out.
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  3. Petra / Be Healthy Now

    I really need to buy a spiralizer, so many cool things you can do with it! I bought some spiralized courgettes from a supermarket once but the taste was really weird. I think the best is fresh.
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  4. Hayley | Shutterflies

    Looks delicious and I’d love to try out a spiralizer! This is my first time linking up and oh my gosh, I want to try everything! Some really fab recipes, thank you for hosting!

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    • Honest Mum

      Aw so lovely to have you Hayley, thanks for linking x
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  5. Iris Tilley

    This is a must cook lol might treat my son when hes next home from uni x

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    • Honest Mum

      Ooh you should Iris x
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    • Honest Mum

      Thanks love x
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  6. Clare

    Sounds fab! I’m into spiralized Veggies – so helpful and tasty when trying to drop some pounds! Thanks Cx

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  7. Andrea Nine

    I Love Spiraled veggies…this looks so delicious and Cannot wait to try it!! YUM!!

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  8. Eb Gargano

    LOVE this recipe, Vicki! So simple but I bet it tastes AMAZING 🙂 So need to get myself a spiralizer!! Eb x
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  9. Angela @marathonsandmotivation.com

    This looks lovely! Thank you so much for hosting 🙂 Enjoy the Film Festival, looking forward to reading all about it!! Cheers!!
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