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zucchini and basil angel hair pasta

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Gina Roberts
Kidder, MO

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.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For zucchini and basil angel hair pasta

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 clove
    minced garlic
  • 3 Tbsp
    minced red onion
  • 1/2 md
    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

How To Make zucchini and basil angel hair pasta

  • 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.