Chilli, Garlic, Parsley & Spiralized Courgette on Spaghetti

Updated post. 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-AGAIN!(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.

I omit the cheese as I’m vegan but my husband and eldest son love theirs with and this is one of my Dad’s favourite dishes when he comes to stay !


Chilli, garlic, parsley and spiralized courgette on spaghetti


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)


  • 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!

  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.

  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.

  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!

  5. Iris Tilley

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

  6. Clare

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

  7. Andrea Nine

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

  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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