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A plate full of Gluten Free & Paleo Zucchini Noodles with Meat Mushroom Tomato Sauce |

Zucchini Noodles with Meat Mushroom Tomato Sauce

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: Gluten Free, Paleo, Pasta, Poultry & Pork, Mystery Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Diet: Gluten Free


A light and refreshing veggie-packed meal made with ground turkey, zucchini, and fresh basil.



Zucchini Noodles:

  • 3 large zucchini, spiralizer
  • 2 tablespoon of olive oil

Meat Mushroom Tomato Sauce:

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 cup of onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic clove, minced
  • 8 oz. button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 lb. of ground turkey
  • 2 28oz. cans of whole plum tomatoes {with sauce}
  • 2 tablespoon of tomato paste
  • 1 cup of fresh basil, chopped
  • salt & pepper


  1. Run 3 large zucchini’s through a spiralizer to create noodles. {if you do not have a spiralizer you can use a grater} Set aside.
  2. Heat a large saucepan to medium high heat.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to pan then the chopped onions. Saute until translucent, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Next add minced garlic cloves, saute for 30 seconds and add sliced mushrooms.
  5. Cook until mushrooms are browned, about 4-5 minutes.
  6. Next add ground turkey and saute until cooked through, about 5-6 minutes.
  7. Add whole plum tomatoes and 2 tablespoons of taste paste, break up the tomatoes with a spoon in the pot. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
  8. Simmer sauce for 10 minutes.
  9. In the meantime, heat a large skillet to medium high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of olive to oil.
  10. Immediately add the zucchini noodles and flash saute them for 2-3 minutes, stirring the whole time.
  11. Remove from pan and let sit, drain any excess water from the noodles.
  12. Finish off the meat mushroom sauce with freshly chopped basil.
  13. Serve zucchini noodles with meat mushroom tomato sauce.

Keywords: easy weeknight dinners, zucchini noodles, easy healthy dinner ideas