Courgette Noodles with Tofu

Courgette noodles are easy to make and you can cook them with any sauce you like,  from pesto to simple garlic and cherry tomatoes. They make a truly delicious and super healthy dish. In this recipe I cooked them with tofu which is a great source of protein. Although I do eat meat I think it is important not to have to much animal protein in your diet, as too much has been linked to cancer.


For the Courgette noodles

Serves 2

5 small to medium courgettes

A pinch of himalayan salt

For the tofu

150g of firm tofu cut into squares

A generous amount of sesame oil

2 garlic cloves finely chopped

An inch of ginger finely chopped

Cayenne pepper or chilli flakes

2 tablespoons of Tamari

Salt and pepper to your liking. As the tamari is already salty I personally do not add any salt.

Start by spiralising the courgettes. You can eat them raw or cooked. I prefer mine cooked so to get rid of the water that the courgettes produce, I place them in a bowl and add a pinch of himalayan salt and drain them before I am ready to cook. I normally prepare mine the night before. Next marinate the tofu with the sesame oil, garlic, ginger, chilli and tamari in a bowl and leave in the fridge for a couple of hours. I normally marinate them the night before. When you are ready to cook start by placing the tofu and the marinated sauce in a pan and sautee’ for 2 minutes. Add the courgette noodles and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add any extra seasoning if you like and enjoy!

Published by daniatrapani

I believe in teaching, educating and making people aware of their health, diet and lifestyle choices. I encourage my clients to understand the importance of a healthy diet as well as a balanced lifestyle in order to achieve optimum results. Each of my clients is treated as an individual and I combine a mixture of nutrition and naturopathy to create a tailored health programme.

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