Zucchini and Basil Angel Hair Pasta

Gina Roberts

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@ginaroberts

I was feeling creative while I was looking for a use for my garden fresh zucchini and I put this together for a side dish. You could also add ground turkey and make a main course! This contains 7 points on the Weight Watchers Points Plus program.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 clove
minced garlic
3 Tbsp
minced red onion
1/2 medium
zucchini - chopped
1 qt
stewed tomatoes - drained (reserve juice)
1
juice from 1 lemon
3
torn leaves of fresh basil
1/8 tsp
salt or to taste
1/2 pkg
multi grain angel hair pasta

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Saute garlic, onion and zucchini in olive oil for 3 - 5 minutes.
2
Add tomatoes, lemon juice, basil and salt. Simmer while cooking pasta.
3
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
4
Toss drained pasta with sauce and serve. Add grated parmesan, if desired.
5
NOTE: The pasta will absorb some of the liquid of your sauce, so if your mixture gets a little dried out, you can add some of that reserved tomato juice to moisten it.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #zucchini, #Basil