Veggie spirals

Veggie spirals

A couple of weeks ago, I bought a spiralizer and I have to say I am amazed about the results! I have seen so many people do this lately and got curious, so I ordered one online where I read the most positive results.
By now, I’ve tried it a couple of times and despite some issues concerning how much pressure you need or that the whole thing is sometimes not as stable as expected, I am very content.

You have three different blades, of which two can be stored underneath the spiralizer and one stays on top. Cleaning is simple, as long as you do it right away, otherwise the dried fiber can be quite a pain. Also, be very cautious, those blades are freaking sharp!
Anyway, I tried spiralizing with zucchinis, carrots and purple carrots so far which all turned out beautifully. You should choose veggies that have a straighter form rather than bent ones but even that works fine with a little practice.
Here are some of my results:





The last picture here is the pulp, the spiralizer has a metal nibble to set the vegetable on, which also cuts out the core. In my opinion, I’d rather have no pulp but I guess you have to make it stable somehow.
Tonight I had zucchini noodles with shredded carrots, cherry tomatoes and a marinara from my favorite Italian organic farm, where I order many of my ingredients. It’s so nice that the world is closer together and we get to appreciate those nice things from far away, isn’t it?