Asian Beef and Zucchini Noodles


  • 3-4 medium zucchinis
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves- finely minced
  • 1 onion- sliced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp unsweet applesauce
  • 1 tsp BBQ sauce
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes


  • Spiralize zucchinis and transfer to a large bowl lined with a clean towel. Sprinkle with salt and set aside.
  • Add soy sauce, applesauce, bbq sauce and red pepper flakes to a small bowl. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
  • Heat a large deep skillet over medium high heat and add avocado and sesame oils. Add onion and garlic to pain and cute until onions are tender and garlic is fragrant (about 3-5minutes) Season with a little salt and upper.
  • Add ground beef to skillet. Cook the beef until its browned, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the sauce to ground beff mixture and stir to combine. Turn the heat up a bit and continue to cook the mixture until the meat begins to caramelize a bit.
  • Squeeze as much liquid out of the zucchini noodles as you can and add to the skillet with beef mixture.
  • Stir until noodles are warm through, about 2-3minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!