zoodle

noun

zoo·​dle ˈzü-dᵊl How to pronounce zoodle (audio)
plural zoodles
: a long, thin strip of zucchini that resembles a string or narrow ribbon of pasta
But zoodles need not be maligned by those who aren't necessarily on a particular diet or by the most ardent pasta purists, because when properly prepared, zoodles can be totally delicious.Daisy Nichols

Examples of zoodle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jennifer Garner is serving up zoodles and a fresh look this fall! Jennifer Chan, Peoplemag, 14 Nov. 2023 It can be transformed into zucchini noodles (zoodles!), sautéed or grilled as a side, baked into bread, incorporated in refreshing soups, tossed with pasta, mixed into a summer salad — the list goes on. Jamie Ballard, Good Housekeeping, 30 June 2023 Air Fryer Meatballs Add these to some zoodles for a keto-friendly Italian dinner. Isadora Baum, Men's Health, 5 Apr. 2023 Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss zoodles with lemon juice and remaining tablespoon oil until coated. Tina Martinez, Good Housekeeping, 16 May 2023 Add these to some zoodles for a keto-friendly Italian dinner. Isadora Baum, Men's Health, 5 Apr. 2023 In theory, this should turn your zucchini into zoodles. Emily Flake, The New Yorker, 26 Mar. 2023 Or spiralize, chop, or shred vegetables to create fun alternatives like zoodles (zucchini noodles) with pesto or tomato sauce. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Rd, Health, 10 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1991, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of zoodle was in 1991

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“Zoodle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoodle. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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