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The Essential Cooking Tool You Don’t Know You Need

Once you’ve discovered the magic of turning a zucchini into a pasta dish, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without the The Spiralizer Cookbook.
The Essential Cooking Tool You Don’t Know You Need

We knew we could use this cool new appliance to make faux noodles from your vegetables or to prep potatoes for at-home curly fries, but with a handful of clever recipes, this tool becomes a secret weapon for rapid weight loss.

Jicama Slaw


4 Tbsp fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 jalapeños, seeded and finely chopped
½ teaspoon ground cumin
Kosher salt
1 small red onion, spiralized (flat blade)
1 small head red cabbage, spiralized (flat blade)
1 medium-sized jicama, spiralized (thin spiral blade)
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup corn kernals
½ cup chopped green onions
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro


In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, olive oil, jalapeños, cumin and 1 teaspoon salt to make a vinaigrette. Add the rest of the ingredients and toss to coat. Use to dress fish tacos or as a side dish for any spring or summer meal.


Excerpted exclusively from Williams-Sonoma’s The Spiralizer Cookbook—the essential companion for the Spiralizer—available now.

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