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Pasta with Zucchini and Fresh Tomatoes

  Zucchini 1 Pound (4 Small Sized Ones)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Onions 2 , thinly sliced crosswise and separated into rings
  White wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 3 Large, thinly sliced
  Minced fresh basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ziti 1 Pound

Halve the zucchini lengthwise and slice into 1/2" cross sections.
Place in a large bowl.
Add the lemon juice and toss well.
Set aside.
In a large no-stick frying pan over medium-high heat, cook the garlic for 30 seconds, stirring constantly; don't let it burn.
Add the onions, vinegar and zucchini.
Cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add the tomatoes, basil, parsley and pepper flakes.
Cover the pan, reduce the heat, and simmer until the zucchini is tender, about 5 to 7 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook the ziti in a large pot of boiling water until just tender, about 8 minutes.
Drain and place in a large shallow bowl.
Add the zucchini mixture and toss well.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 308 Calories from Fat 24

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.8%

Saturated Fat 0.09 g0.43%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 37.6 mg1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.7 g38.7%

Sugars 11.1 g

Protein 13 g26.5%

Vitamin A 23.8% Vitamin C 57.8%

Calcium 4.1% Iron 12.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pasta With Zucchini And Fresh Tomatoes Recipe