Easy and Quick Tomato Basil Zoodles - Vegan, Gluten-Free, Healthy

Quick Tomato Basil Zoodles

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Ready in 20 minutes! Just chop your veggies, spiral your zoodles, cook it all up and you have a super healthy and delicious, comforting bowl of “pasta” that’s full of flavour. Low in fat, gluten-free, vegan.




  1. Heat a large pan on medium high heat. Add 1 tsp of olive oil (save the rest for later). Add zucchini noodles and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the zucchini noodles are tender. Don’t overcook the noodles, they should be slightly crunchy with a tender bite.
  2. Let the noodles rest for about 3 minutes to allow as much moisture as possible to release. Remove the noodles from the pan and drain the excess water.
  3. Drain the excess moisture from the pan, wiping dry if needed. Add the other 1 tsp of olive oil, garlic, onion, red peppers, basil, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes if using.
  4. Cook for about 5-10 minutes until softened.
  5. Add the noodles and tomoto back in and stir to combine.
  6. Serve with fresh parsley and nutritional yeast (optional).
  7. Serves 4.

Keywords: tomato basil zoodles, quick zucchini noodles