Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles) And Gluten Free Meatballs
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups of Marinara sauce, store bought or homemade
  • For Meatballs
  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tblsp. parmesan cheese
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. parsley
  • ¼ cup gluten free Shar’s bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • oil for frying
  • For Zoodles
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 6 medium zucchinis
  • 2 tblsp. olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
Instructions
  1. Prepare Meatballs: Combine the first seven ingredients in a large bowl. Roll into meatballs. Fry meatballs in oil and brown them well on all sides over medium-low heat, turning carefully about 10 minutes.Then simmer meatballs in gluten free marinara sauce.
  2. Prepare Zucchini (Zoodles): Cut zucchini into zoodles using a spiralizer. Place the spiralized zucchini in a colander and toss with the salt until coated. Place colander in a shallow bowl for 20 - 30 minutes while zoodles release their moisture, then pat dry with paper towels. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet. Add 3 cloves of chopped garlic and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add zoodles (zucchini), and cook about 2 minutes. Stir and cook for one more minute. Then let the zoodles sit for a few minutes to allow any excess water to be released, drain and they're ready to serve.
Recipe by Gluten Free Homestead at http://www.glutenfreehomestead.com/2014/12/zoodles-zucchini-noodles-and-gluten-free-meatballs/