Zoodles. One of the best things to happen to the noodle world since, well, noodles. They tell your brain you’re enjoying a good bowl of noodles and they tell your body you’re feasting on nutrient-dense plant foods. Genius, right? Add in all the black beans, sweet potatoes, and creamy avocado sauce you want, and you’re set for life.


Yields ~4 generous servings

Zoodle Ingredients

  • 4 medium zucchinis, spiralized
  • 1 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 15oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn (thawed if using frozen)
  • 1 cup sweet potatoes, roasted and diced
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic or apple cider vinegar
  • pinch of pink Himalayan salt
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • pinch of cayenne
  • 1/2 jalapeño, seeded and diced
  • juice from 1/2 lime

Cilantro Avocado Cream Sauce Ingredients

  • Flesh from one large avocado or 2 small
  • 2 Tbsp. water, or more as needed to thin out
  • 2-3 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1-2 cups packed fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp. Himalayan salt, to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • Red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper, to taste

Cilantro Avocado Cream Sauce Method

  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth and creamy.

Pasta Method:

  • Preheat oven to 425 °F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut 1-2 sweet potatoes (depending on size) lengthwise into quarters and roast in oven for 15-20 minutes, or until tender and slightly browned.
  • Cut the ends of the zucchini and create zucchini noodles (aka zoodles), using a spiralizer or Julienne Peeler. Set aside.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, sauté onions over medium heat for ~3 minutes, or until they become tender and browned.
  • Add vinegar and toss.
  • Reduce heat to low-med and stir in zoodles. Cook until zoodles are tender (between 3-5 min).
  • Add black beans, corn, sweet potatoes and stir.
  • Season with salt, spices, and lime juice.
  • Remove from heat and stir in Cilantro Avocado Cream Sauce.
  • Garnish with avocado, hot sauce, lime juice, and enjoy!

Thrive on,

Coach Jentry