Italian sausage on zucchini noodles with cherry tomato compote

30 mins of preparation + 40 cooking time 2 servings
Saucisses italiennes sur nouilles de zucchinis



Zucchini noodles

  • 3 zucchini, in spirals
  • 1 lemon (zest & juice) 
  • ½ cup (125 mL) herbs of your choice

Tomato Compote

  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 package cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) Italian herbs
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) water
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp. (15 mL) maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 450° F.
  2. On a parchment-lined baking sheet, place zucchini noodles. Add a drizzle of oil and season with S&P. Bake for 7 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven and add lemon and herbs. Mix well and set aside.
  4. In a skillet over medium heat sprayed with oil, add all the ingredients for the tomato compote. Bring to a boil, cover, adjust heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes. Continue cooking for an additional 3 minutes uncovered to thicken the compote, if necessary. Season with S&P and set aside.
  5. On the BBQ set at 350°, place sausages on indirect heat. Cook for 8 minutes on each side.
  6. Grill sausages over direct heat for 2 minutes on each side to sear the outside.
  7. Serve BBQ sausages with zucchini noodles, cherry tomato compote and Parmesan shavings.