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We will never not love a lobster roll. (Bless you, summer.) But for nights you want to lighten up, bust out the veggie peeler (or spring for a spiralizer) and see what all this "zoodle" business is about. Here, ten faux-pasta dishes using zucchini, carrot, cucumber, beets and other farmers'-market all-stars.

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ZUCCHINI RIBBONS WITH LEMON AND PARMESAN

What a tart.

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VEGAN COCONUT CURRY WITH SWEET POTATO NOODLES

Dietary restrictions, shmietary restrictions.

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CHILI-LIME JICAMA AND CORN SHRIMP SALAD

Try pronouncing “hee-kah-muh” with a mouth full.

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CARROT PASTA SALAD WITH GINGER-LIME PEANUT SAUCE

No stove? No problem.

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Radish, Zucchini and Carrot Noodle Pad Thai

Take that, takeout.

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SPIRALIZED GREEK CUCUMBER SALAD WITH LEMON AND FETA

Skip the lettuce and go straight for the good stuff.

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BEET “PASTA” WITH LEMON-CRÈME SAUCE AND BROILED SALMON

Beets and salmon: This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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THAI KELP NOODLE SALAD

Eat like a mermaid. (Shell bikini optional.)

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CHICKEN PHO WITH DAIKON RADISH NOODLES

Citrus, spice, crunch, chicken...we're listening.

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BUTTERNUT SQUASH LASAGNA

Comfort food at its summeriest.

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