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Shell Pasta with Zucchini

Date Added: Mar 12, 2010 Italian Entrees
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Prep Time

8 mins

Cook Time

20 mins

Ready In

28 mins

Serving

4

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Description

Shell pasta with zucchini, tomatoes, garlic and oil then topped with Pecorino romano cheese


Ingredients

  • 2  Cup(s) Zucchini, sliced into quarters
  • 1
  • 1  Pound(s) Medium Shell Pasta, cooked al dente
  • 2
  • 1 ½  Each Onion, sliced
  • 3
  • 1  Cup(s) Reserved Pasta Water
  • 4
  • 2  Cup(s) Whole Peeled Tomatoes
  • 5
  • 1/2  Cup(s) Basil, chiffonade
  • 6
  • 4  Each Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced
  • 7
  • 1/2  Cup(s) Pecorino Romano Cheese, grated
  • 8
  • 1/4  Cup(s) Olive Oil
  • 9
  •  To Taste Salt & Pepper
  • 10
  • 2  Each Basil Leaves (for garnish)
  • 11

Directions

    1. In a sauce pot over medium high heat, add olive oil, onions, and garlic, cook until caramelized
    2. Add zucchini and tomatoes, cook for about 3 - 4 minutes
    3. Add reserved pasta water
    4. Add basil, salt and pepper, cook for another 8 minutes or until zucchini is tender
    5. Add pasta and toss together
    6. Add pecorino romano cheese and more basil
    7. toss and plate, garnish with basil leaves

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