11 delicious recipes to make with your spiralizer that don't use zucchini

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Congrats, you finally bought a spiralizer! Sick of zucchini after the first twenty twists? Us too. 

While zoodles are everywhere, there is so much more to do with your spiralizer than disguise a green vegetable as a noodle. Break out the sweet potatoes, beets, carrots and more — it's their turn to be twisted into recipe brilliance.

Here's what to make with your spiralizer when another zucchini just won't cut it. 

1. Basil Sweet Potato Noodle, Feta and Sweet Corn Miso Carbonara

Basil sweet potato noodle carbonaraSource: Half Baked Harvest
Basil sweet potato noodle carbonara  Half Baked Harvest

Meet your new favorite use for your spiralizer: sweet potatoes. This pasta-like dish is hugely creamy, flavorful and may make you forget about spaghetti altogether. Maybe. Get the recipe here.

2. Sweet Potato Curly Fries

Sweet potato friesSource: How Sweet Eats
Sweet potato fries  How Sweet Eats

Having homemade fries is as easy as spiralizing a sweet potato, soaking your spirals and frying them up. Get the recipe here.

3. Asian Cucumber Noodle Salad

Asian cucumber noodle saladSource: Two Peas and their Pod
Asian cucumber noodle salad  Two Peas and their Pod

Skip the actual noodles for this spiralized cucumber salad. The crispness in this no-cook dish is seriously satisfying. Get the recipe here.

4. Spiralized Refrigerator Quick Dill Pickles

Spiralized refrigerator quick dill picklesSource: Foodie Crush
Spiralized refrigerator quick dill pickles  Foodie Crush

Eager to pickle in a hurry? Break out the spiralizer! Warning: you may be permanently converted from pickle spears.  Get the recipe here.

5. Stir-fried Carrot Noodles with Chicken

Stir-fried carrot noodlesSource: The Woks of Life
Stir-fried carrot noodles  The Woks of Life

Sub out your weeknight lo mein order for a healthy dose of stir-fried carrot noodles. Get the recipe here

6. Chipotle Sweet Potato Noodle Salad

Chipotle sweet potato noodle saladSource: Pinch of Yum
Chipotle sweet potato noodle salad  Pinch of Yum

Homemade chipotle-lime dressing gives this spiralized sweet potato salad an extra kick. Roasted corn adds another level of texture! Get the recipe here.

7. Spiralized Apple and Cabbage Slaw

Spiralized apple and cabbage slawSource: Skinny Taste
Spiralized apple and cabbage slaw  Skinny Taste

This light and fresh side dish pairs well with pretty much any grilled meat — and it's easy to make! Get the recipe here.

8. Spiralized Ratatouille 

Spiralized ratatouilleSource: Cookie and Kate
Spiralized ratatouille  Cookie and Kate

Okay, so there is zucchini in here (leave it out if you've totally given up on zucchini), but you'll also spiralize bell peppers, onion and squash for this dressed-up ratatouille. Get the recipe here.

9. Spiralized Garlic Sriracha Hash Browns

Spiralized garlic sriracha hash brownsSource: Fit Foodie Finds
Spiralized garlic sriracha hash browns  Fit Foodie Finds

America can stop grating with this new breakfast invention that adds some spiralizing to your morning meal. Get the recipe here.

10. Caprese Beet Noodle Pasta

Caprese beet noodle pastaSource: The Lean Green Bean
Caprese beet noodle pasta  The Lean Green Bean

You'll never look at beet salad the same way again after turning regular old beets into a delicious pasta dish. You've been warned. Get the recipe here.

11. Spiralized Apple Crumble

Spiralized apple crumbleSource: The Healthy Maven
Spiralized apple crumble  The Healthy Maven

Dessert just got interesting with this baked treat made almost entirely from spiralized apples. Get the recipe here.