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Zoodles with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Zoodles with Spicy Bacon Tomato Sauce

Zoodles with Spicy Tomato Sauce is an easy low carb flavorful dish that is perfect for those who are trying to keep the carbs down, but the flavors popping. This homemade spicy tomato sauce has the perfect kick along with a tasty bacon flavor.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon sauce, How to Make Zoodles
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 328kcal
Author Lauren



  • Preheat your oven to 500°.
  • Wash your zucchini and cut the ends off. Using your spiralizer her turn your zucchini and create your noodles with the zucchinis.
  • Toss your noodles with your 2 tablespoons olive oil and 4 cloves of minced garlic in a large bowl. Spread your zoodles onto a sheet pan in an even layer.
  • Set your zoodles aside on the baking sheet.
  • In a stock pan heat the 1.5 tablespoons olive oil, 3 cloves of garlic and 1 teaspoon pepper flakes over medium heat until the garlic is golden.
  • Add the tomatoes, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, and 3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning into the stock pan.
  • Stir until combined and let it simmer over low heat for 20 minutes.
  • Once you start simmering the sauce put your zoodles in the oven.
  • Bake until the zucchini has softened, about 10 to 15 minutes. Halfway through you may stir the noodles.
  • While Zoodles are cooking and tomato sauce is simmering, get a large sauté pan.
  • Cook the bacon in the large sauté pan till it is crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and chop it up and set it aside.
  • Add the onion to the pan with the bacon grease in it, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Grate in the garlic and add the chili flakes and cook for another minute.
  • Add the bacon back in and stir. Then add everything from the sauté pan and the lemon juice into the stockpot of sauce and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Season with the salt and pepper to taste
  • Top over the zoodles and garnish with basil.



Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 637mg | Potassium: 443mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg