Angel Hair Pasta with Zucchini and Tomatoes Recipe

Angel Hair Pasta with Zucchini and Tomatoes Recipe

How To Make Angel Hair Pasta with Zucchini and Tomatoes

This meatless angel hair pasta recipe is lightened up with some spiralized zucchini and fresh tomatoes. It’s a yummy way to insert veggies into your meals.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 14ozzucchini,(2 pieces), spiralized or julienned
  • 4clovesgarlic,chopped
  • 2shallots,diced
  • 3medium tomatoes,diced, (or 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved)
  • 4tspextra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and black pepper,to taste
  • pinchred pepper flakes,crushed, to taste
  • 8ozangel hair pasta,(wheat or gluten-free)
  • 2tbspfresh parsley,or basil, chopped
  • ¼cuplow-sodium vegetable broth,or chicken broth

Instructions

  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to instructions.

  2. While pasta is cooking, in a large saute pan, heat pan on medium-high flame, add oil when pan is hot.

  3. Add garlic and shallots to the pan and saute for about 1 minute, until soft.

  4. Add zucchini and season with salt and pepper. Cook about 1½ minutes, add tomatoes, crushed red pepper flakes, parsley, chicken broth, and adjust salt and pepper. Stir and cook for 1 more minute.

  5. Remove from heat.

  6. Drain pasta when done reserving some of the water and and toss the pasta well with zucchini and tomatoes. Add pasta water if needed and serve with grated Parmesan (optional).

Nutrition

  • Calories: 312.45kcal
  • Fat: 5.95g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.91g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.99g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.69g
  • Fiber: 5.22g
  • Sugar: 8.81g
  • Protein: 10.49g
  • Sodium: 702.81mg
  • Calcium: 61.02mg
  • Potassium: 738.21mg
  • Iron: 2.00mg
  • Vitamin A: 57.40µg
  • Vitamin C: 36.27mg
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