Caramelized Zucchini & ZENB Penne with Effortless Summer Pesto
PREP TIME 10 minutes
COOK TIME 10 minutes
TOTAL TIME 20 minutes
Serving Size: 385g
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FEATURED IN RECIPE
ZENB Penne Pasta
This recipe combines the delicious flavor of pesto with a zucchini packed ZENB Penne Pasta recipe. This meal takes only 20 minutes to make and is a great way to fill your pasta craving while getting in a good source of fiber.
- 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 2 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
- 1/4 teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
- 3/4 cup vegetable stock
- 3/4 cup prepared Effortless Summer Pesto
- 1 teaspoon white balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts
Cook ZENB Pasta 2 minutes less than directed on package. Drain.2.
Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat until shimmering. Add zucchini to skillet in single layer. Cook, undisturbed, 3-4 minutes, or until bottoms are deep golden brown. Season with salt & pepper.3.
Reduce heat to medium; add pasta and stock. Cook 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally until pasta is done. Remove pan from heat; stir in Effortless Summer Pesto and vinegar. Sprinkle with pine nuts and additional ground pepper before serving.
Zucchini and summer squash benefit from a quick sear in a hot pan for maximum flavor without developing a mushy texture.
When time is limited, substitute purchased pesto for the Effortless Summer Pesto.
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