Nothing beats a good curry meatballs on zoodles recipe! This one is a winner. So, make it and see!
Fun with Zoodles
Zoodles are fun. Not only are they fun to eat, but they are fun to say. For example, try saying zoodles multiple times in a row. See? Fun.
Do you have a spiralizer? I don’t because I have this gadget. By the way, since Christopher and I have zoodles more often now, I’m thinking I should get one because even though I love the gadget, it’s getting old, quickly.
So, do you have a spiralizer that you love? Let me know the brand in the comment section so I can check it out!!
I love zucchini. I grew up eating it all summer long. Zucchini and summer squash. Hence, here are other zucchini recipes that I’ve blogged about:
Do you have a go-to meal when you’re feeling bored of the usual food fare that passes your table?
This is my go-to meal. I love meatballs so much that I believe I would eat just about anything over them. However, there are limits. I wouldn’t have cream corned poured on them, nor would I nestle some hotdogs along side these round lovelies.
But laying some meatballs on zoodles and then smothering them with some curry sauce? Now that’s the curry meatballs recipe I would call perfect!
How to make Curry Meatballs
We have three zucchinis, a red pepper, onion, grass-fed beef, curry paste and certainly that julienne peeler gadget I talked about.
I peel the zucchini. It takes me about 10 minutes to get the zucchini cut into zoodles. Finally, I set them aside on a paper towel.
It’s Howdy Curry Time
Next, I start the curry sauce.
I set my wok on the stove and heat it to medium. While it heats up, I chop the onion and red pepper. Also, I toss a few tablespoons of olive oil into the wok and drop in the veggies.
As the veggies sauté, I start on the meatballs by placing the ground beef in my medium stainless steel mixing bowl and add an egg, salt, pepper, cumin, curry and almond flour.
I set the heat under my sauté pan to medium. At last I gear myself up to get my hands dirty. Furthermore, I dig in and massage the crap out of the meat.
Then I roll the meatballs into medium sized balls and set them aside.
As a result, the veggies are done by now.
My sauté pan is also ready. I add olive oil and the meatballs. I stand there and flip them every 2 minutes hence the meatballs take around 8 minutes. Also, I let them be a little underdone because I am going to cook them in the curry sauce.
Also, it’s time to deal with the curry. So, in my wok, I add 1/2 cup curry paste (that I made from Pinch of Yum’s recipe), 1 can of coconut cream, fish sauce, garlic paste and ginger paste. Furthermore, I bring the curry sauce to a boil and lower it to a simmer.
Finally, I add the meatballs and let them simmer for 5 minutes.
Sauté those Zoodles
During that 5 minutes, I put the zoodles in the sauté pan that had the meatballs in it and let them cook on medium/low.
When the timer dings, it’s finally time to eat.
I scoop some zoodles on my plate and also spoon some meatballs and curry sauce on top.
And now a bite.
So, I hope you enjoyed this Curry Meatballs on Zoodles recipe. Christopher raved about it. RAVED, I tell you. It is so good!
What is your favorite curry recipe? I’d love to know!
And as always, may all your dishes be delish!
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- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion large, sliced
- 1 red bell pepper sliced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup curry paste
- 15 ounces coconut cream 1 can
- 2 tablespoons fish sauce
- 2 teaspoons garlic paste or 2 cloves, crushed
- 2 teaspoons ginger paste or 2 inch piece of ginger, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 pound grass-fed ground beef
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon curry
- 1/2 cup almond flour or bread crumbs
- Use either a spiralizer or julienne peeler to make the zoodles, set aside
- Heat sauté pan on medium (I used my wok), add 2 tablespoon olive oil
- Add onion and red bell pepper, sauté for 10 minutes
- In a medium mixing bowl add ground beef, egg, salt pepper, cumin, curry powder and almond flour
- Mix meat and make medium sized meatballs
- Heat another sauté pan and add 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add meatballs and sauté for 8 minutes total
- Remove meatballs and set aside
- In the pan with the onion and pepper, add curry paste, coconut cream, fish sauce, garlic and ginger. Turn the heat under the pan to medium and stir together. Once it comes to a boil, lower it to a simmer and add meatballs and set timer to 5 minutes
- Heat other sauté pan and add zoodles and stir, don't cook them too long, 5 minutes should be ample
- Put zoodles on a plate
- Spoon meatballs on zoodles and top it with the curry sauce
You can cook the curry and meatballs at the same time to shave minutes off your time. Then you can cook the meatballs in the curry at the same time as the zoodles.