Cucumber & Zucchini Noodles with Spicy Almond Sauce

By Chef: Nicole Axworthy
Posted: May 7, 2013


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This raw pasta is perfect for lunch, a light dinner, or anytime you crave a fresh, satisfying meal without having to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Enjoy!


  • 1 cucumber, peeled and spiralized
  • 1 zucchini, peeled and spiralized
  • Spicy almond sauce:
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes, or more to taste
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 2 tbsp water


  • 1/4 cup puffed quinoa (optional)
  • 1 tbsp sliced almonds
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp goji berries
  • pinch of sea salt

Peel the cucumber and zucchini and run them through a spiralizer (or julienne them if you prefer).

Place the noodles in a colander and squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Set aside while you make the sauce and topper.
To make the almond sauce, whisk together all sauce ingredients in a small bowl until smooth. Adjust seasonings to taste.
To make the topper, combine all topper ingredients in a small bowl.
To serve, place the noodles in a clean bowl, mix in the sauce and add a handful of topper. Serve immediately.