Zucchini Feta Pasta


submitted by emimorgan {13 Recipes}

  • Prep Time:
    10 Mins
  • Cook Time:
    15 Mins
  • Total Prep + Cook Time:
    25 Mins
  • Level:
Zucchini Feta Pasta

Makes: 2 servings

Description: Easy, healthy and quick. Great for a weeknight meal.

1  Large Zucchini, sliced & quartered
1 clove  Garlic, chopped
4 TBSP  Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 cup  Whole Wheat Fusilli or Rotini Pasta
1/2 cup  Fat-free Feta Cheese
to taste  Salt
to taste  Freshly Ground Pepper
2  Lemons, juiced

Instructions: Cook whole-wheat pasta according to instructions.

Meanwhile, heat 2 TBSP olive oil in a large skillet on low/medium heat. Chop 1 clove of garlic and add to olive oil. Brown garlic for 1-2 minutes. Add sliced, quartered zucchini pieces to skillet and combine with garlic & olive oil. Add salt and pepper. Let these cook until browned but keep them firm, not mushy, approximately 6 minutes. Add lemon juice and remaining 2 TBSP olive oil to skillet. Add cooked pasta, tossing thoroughly with other ingredients. Mix in feta cheese and additional salt & pepper to taste.

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Author image by mallikarjuna | EDISON, NJ    
Dec 20, 2011


Author image by socialzigi | MANDEVILLE, LA    
Oct 05, 2011

yummy! i love me some feta cheese! i bet this would be a big hit at an office potluck, as it is good cold with a bit of balsamic or italian dressing

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