Creamy Zucchini Ribbon “Pasta”

Amie Valpone

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Not one but two healthy surprises come with this clever “pasta” dish. The noodles are actually made from fresh, raw zucchini, and the creamy “alfredo” sauce is just a simple, light coating of Greek yogurt. No cooking required! Bon appétit!

Kick up the flavor of this raw pasta dish with red pepper flakes

Creamy Zucchini Ribbon ‘Pasta’

Serves 4


1 lb. large zucchini
1 tsp. sea salt
1/4 cup Greek plain yogurt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast


1. Using the julienne blade of a mandoline, slice zucchini into long, thin strips. Transfer zucchini to a large bowl; add sea salt and set aside for 20 minutes.

2. Squeeze zucchini to remove excess water; add remaining ingredients. Gently toss to combine.

3. Serve.