I may be the last person on the planet to discover this, but I’m going to tell you anyway because I’m so excited. Heh.
My garden runneth over. Specifically, my zucchini is going crazy. I’m shredding and baking and freezing, but my Zucchini Stamina was waning. And then I saw all of these recipes suggesting you cut zucchini into spaghetti-like strands, but they all required a mandoline. I do not own a mandoline, on account of I am 1) cheap and 2) clumsy, and I prefer to keep my money and my fingers.
However, I own a pretty nice “kitchen gadgets” set, and within it I found a julienne slicer (similar to this one). Zip zip zip, perfect zucchini “noodles.” Naturally gluten-free and low-carb, and all you have to do is heat them up a little before topping with your favorite sauce (I’ve been making this easy roasted tomato sauce with our tomato bounty).
In short: Yay! More uses for zucchini, and I love having another pasta alternative. Now… anyone know if I can cut it up this way and freeze it for later “noodle” use, or will it be mushy…?