Noodle substitutes that soak up sauce?


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Yesterday I made a Thai curry for dinner and served it over pan-steamed julienned zucchini. It was great, except that the zucchini didn't soak up the sauce like traditional rice noodles would. I guess because zucchini is such a moist vegetable to start with. Kinda disappointing to eat and see all the delicious sauce stay in the bowl. Can you guys recommend a grain-free noodle substitute that soaks up sauce?

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There really isn't one. Anything that isn't basically a spiralized veggie isn't going to be compliant. 

I do find that sauces tend to sort of cling to riced veg better than spiralized/julienned. It's one of those situations where you just want to go for eating a curry more like a soup and go at it with a spoon. 

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On 10/23/2020 at 7:33 PM, moonbuggy said:

Yesterday I made a Thai curry for dinner and served it over pan-steamed julienned zucchini. It was great, except that the zucchini didn't soak up the sauce like traditional rice noodles would. I guess because zucchini is such a moist vegetable to start with. Kinda disappointing to eat and see all the delicious sauce stay in the bowl. Can you guys recommend a grain-free noodle substitute that soaks up sauce?

I love currey, roast your curry first in a pan before cooking everything. It will be tastier. 

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