Creamy Tomato Sauce with Italian Sausage over Zoodles

A creamy homemade tomato sauce flavored with spicy Italian sausage serves as a rich topping for zucchini noodles. It’s an easy and saucy zoodles dish that’s sure to be a hit with the family.

Why You’ll Love This

– These zucchini noodles will “cook” or soften once you top them with the warm and creamy tomato and Italian sausage sauce, so that’s a win-win in the easy meal-prep department.


– Italian sausage – Olive oil – Onion – Garlic – Tomatoes

Step 1

Toss spiralized zucchini with 1 teaspoon salt. Allow draining in a colander while the sauce is prepared, about 30 minutes.


Step 2

Heat olive oil in a large saucepan or medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic.

Step 3

To the onion, add browned Italian sausage, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, remaining salt, basil, and pepper. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.

Step 4

Reduce heat to low and stir in heavy cream. Heat through before adding Parmesan cheese.

Transfer the zucchini to a large bowl and toss with sauce. Serve with additional Parmesan cheese and/or fresh basil.

Step 5

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