Monday, March 17, 2008
Pasta with Zucchini-Garlic Sauce
Source: Prevention magazine (modified by Aimee)
4 medium zucchini
12 oz. pasta (such as penne)
¼ cup olive oil
3 cloves garlic, chopped
oil for frying
1/2 tsp salt plus extra to taste
pepper to taste
parmesan cheese to top (optional)
1. Cut 2 zucchini into cubes; steam until tender. Transfer to blender; add olive oil & ¼ cup water, & salt; process until smooth.
2. Meanwhile, cut 2 remaining zucchini into cubes; fry until crisp-tender. Add garlic & cook 1 minutes more; set aside.
3. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain & return to pot. Stir in sauce & zucchini-garlic mixture until well-coated. Season with salt & pepper.