Please upgrade your browser

  View changes →

Sep 06 2016
7 months ago
5:55 PM MDT

Get Inspiralized with this Quick & YUMMY Low Carb Meal Idea

Sep 06, 2016 @ 5:55 PM MDT
The links in the post below may be affiliate links. Read the full disclosure.

How to Make Squash Noodles Hip2Save.com

If you love an easy one skillet dinner, check out this meal idea using spiralized squash or zucchini “noodles”, bacon, garlic, and freshly grated parmesan cheese. YUM!

Cacio e Pepe is a super simple and tasty Italian classic that means “cheese and pepper” in English. This version with bacon is delicious, and replacing traditional noodles with veggies is both healthy and yummy. Enjoy!

Squash Noodles with Bacon and Parmesan Cheese Hip2Save.com

Bacon Cacio e Pepe

Recipe adapted from Inspiralized.com

Ingredients:
2 medium sized squash or zucchinis, spiralized
4 slices bacon
pinch red pepper
1 or 2 cloves of garlic, minced
1/4 cup grated parmigiano reggiano cheese + more to garnish
fresh ground black pepper

Bacon Cacioepepe with Sqash Noodles

Directions:

Cook bacon in a skillet on the stove and transfer to a paper towel to drain. Remove most of the bacon grease leaving about tablespoon in the pan.

With the skillet on med/high, add garlic and red paper flakes for about 30 seconds. Add the “noodles” and toss in the pan for a couple of minutes to cook. Season noodles with pepper and also add the Parmesan cheese. Toss to combine and divide on two plates.

Serve with crumbled bacon, more cheese, and red pepper flakes if desired. Makes 2 servings.

Spiralized Squash Noodles Hip2Save.com

If you enjoy cooking with spiralized veggies & fruits AND are looking for an awesome kitchen tool to prepare them with, check out one of my favorite kitchen gadget, The Inspiralizer: Official vegetable spiralizer of Inspiralized. (In fact I ordered this spiralizer after cutting my finger on one of those smaller hand held spiralizers, and never went back!). You can grab this gadget on Amazon or directly from the Inspiralized site.

If you’re looking for something a bit less expensive, be sure to check out Collin’s recent Facebook live video where she shows off her favorite kitchen gadget for making veggie noodles. Watch the video here, and click here to check out her fav kitchen gadget – available on Amazon.


Inspiralized Spriral Noodle Maker and Cookbook Hip2Save.com

With the Inspiralizer, your hand isn’t touching the veggie while using it and the “noodles” look so much like spaghetti! It makes four different types of noodle shapes, it’s very sturdy, and also easy to clean. What a yummy way to prepare veggies even my kids will eat! It’s also fun to experiment with different veggies and sauces.

I also recommend the Inspiralized Cookbook by Ali Maffucci. It has lots of beautifully written and easy to follow recipes and ideas, including this Bacon Cacio e Pepe recipe.

The Spiralizer was my Christmas present to myself last year and we have enjoyed some great Inspiralized meals! 😊

Do you like spiralizing veggies?


Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s DIY/Crafts created just for Hip2Save, click here.

Share
Save
  • HIP List
  • Print
Top

Sign up and start saving! It's free and easy. Already have an account?

What is the HIP List?

Have you ever had moments when you're either out of time or out of printer ink, or both, and you really want to keep track of a "Hip" deal or print a valuable coupon in the next day or two? Or what do you do when an outstanding, but pricey, deal is posted and you want to save it for discussion with your significant other? Well, now you're in luck! No more searching through pages of posts to find the coupon or the deal. Simply add the post to your HIP List and access it at your convenience.

How Does the HIP List Work?

It's easy! To use this feature, you first must head on over here and register and log into your Hip2Save.com account. Whenever you find a great deal that you want to come back later to, just click on the HIP List icon located on each post (see images below) and the information will be saved in your account.

my-hip-list-add-clipboard

When logged into your account, you will then see your HIP List on every page.

my-hip-list

If you're wanting to print a certain deal, article, or the Weekly Store Matchups from your HIP list, click on the small blue printer icon in the upper right corner of the HIP list. That will allow you to customize the information that you want or don't want to include in your HIP list so you're only printing the information that's most important to you!

my-hip-list-print

If there are deals that you are not interested in keeping on your list, just click on the minus button to remove it.

my-hip-list-minus-clipboard

Now, just print your customized HIP list whenever you're ready to go shopping and snag some "Hip" deals!