Trying out a raw vegan diet or just looking for an easy no-cook recipe? This spiralized zucchini noodle dinner with red pepper sauce is refreshing, satisfying and oh-so-delicious! Plus, it couldn't be easier to make. Just whir up the 5-ingredient sauce in your food processor or blender, toss and serve!

Carolyn Casner
Source:, October 2018


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Toss zucchini noodles with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper in a large bowl.

  • Place almonds in a mini food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Add red pepper, oil, garlic, paprika, cumin, crushed red pepper (if using) and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; process until fairly smooth. Add 3/4 of the red pepper sauce to the zucchini and toss to coat. Serve, topped with a bit more sauce, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

155 calories; protein 4.2g 8% DV; carbohydrates 8.7g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 3.1g 12% DV; sugars 4.9g; fat 12.4g 19% DV; saturated fat 1.5g 7% DV; vitamin a iu 1427.8IU 29% DV; vitamin c 64.6mg 108% DV; folate 43.5mcg 11% DV; calcium 51.8mg 5% DV; iron 1.1mg 6% DV; magnesium 54.8mg 20% DV; potassium 511.1mg 14% DV; sodium 306.4mg 12% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 10% DV.