Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Zoodles & Sauce & Sausage

1 tbsp olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
5 - 6 cloves of garlic, minced
3 tomatoes, chopped
1 head cauliflower, washed
   and chopped into pieces
3 cups chicken broth
1/4 tsp chili flakes
Salt and Pepper to taste

1 good-sized zucchini per
¼ tsp sea salt per zucchini
1 tsp olive oil per zucchini

1 tsp olive oil
Cooked spicy sausage (4 - 7),
   cut into bite sized pieces
1 small onion, chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 cups green beans, cut into bite sized pieces

  • Sauce: In a big pot, heat the oil on medium.
  • Add the onions and saute for a couple minutes until they start to get soft. Add the garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add the chili flakes.
  • Add the tomatoes and stir them for a couple minutes. Then add the cauliflower and the broth and bring to a boil.
  • Cover and simmer the sauce till all the vegetables are very soft. Remove from heat.
  • Puree the mixture. 
  • Pour it back into the pot and season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Zoodles: Heat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Use a spiralizer to make noodles out of your zucchini
  • Lay them on a paper towel lined cookie sheet and sprinkle with Sea Salt and top with another layer of paper towels.
  • Throw them in the oven for about 15 minutes. When you take them out, blot them with the paper towel to get rid of excess moisture.
  • Toss them in olive oil or coconut oil. (This will prevent them from getting soggy)
  • Dish:  Heat the olive oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • Add the the onion and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add the green beans and tomatoes and stir for a couple minutes. 
  • Then add the pre-cooked spicy sausage.
  • Pour in the cauliflower sauce and stir well.
  • Then you can either put some zoodles on a plate and pour the sauce on top, or you can add the zoodles to the sauce first and then serve. 
  • Top each plate with parmesan or other choice cheese