One-Pot Penne with Zucchini & Parmesan

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Prep Cook Servings
5 min 20 min 4
One-Pot Penne with Zucchini & Parmesan
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1 dash Black pepper
1 pinch Coarse salt
3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp Garlic
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
2 cup Pasta, Penne, dry
1/4 tsp Red pepper flakes
2 medium Zucchini


Shred zucchini on the large holes of a box grater. (You should have about 4 cups.) Toss with 1/2 teaspoon salt in a colander set over a bowl. Let stand 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook pasta in a pot of generously salted boiling water until al dente. Drain pasta directly over zucchini in colander set in sink. Transfer both to pot; toss with olive oil, Parmesan, garlic, and red-pepper flakes. Season with coarse salt and freshly ground pepper.

Serve, dressed with more oil and cheese.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 391
Calories from fat 121
Calories from saturated fat 26.6
Total Fat 13.5 g
Saturated Fat 3.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.2 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Sodium 189 mg
Potassium 269 mg
Total Carbohydrate 60 g
Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
Sugars 3.8 g
Protein 8.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 2.6
Milk Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 1.5

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