Zucchini and Ricotta ZENB Penne Pasta

SERVES 4

PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 15 minutes

Nutritional Facts

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Serving Size: 471g
Servings: 4

Calories: 480

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat14g18%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Cholesterol20mg7%
Sodium460mg20%
Carbohydrates63g23%
Dietary Fiber12g43%
Total Sugar5g
Protein27g
Vitamin A132mcg15%
Vitamin C30%
Calcium269mg20%
Iron6mg35%
Potassium508mg10%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

FEATURED IN RECIPE


ZENB Penne Pasta

Cook up this low calorie, low fat recipe and enjoy the delicious combination of ZENB Penne Pasta, zucchini, and ricotta. Taking just 20 minutes to make, this dish is great to cook up on a weeknight after you have stocked up on your ZENB Pasta.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise, cut into Β½-inch thick slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 small lemon, zested, juiced
  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped Italian parsley, divided

INSTRUCTIONS

1.

Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta cooking water; drain.

2.

Meanwhile, heat olive oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add zucchini slices and salt; cook 12-15 minutes until tender. Add pasta, reserved pasta water, lemon juice, Β½ cup ricotta cheese and parsley. Mix gently until well combined.

3.

Garnish with lemon zest and small dollops of remaining ricotta cheese before serving.

Tasty Tips

Other tender herbs like chives or mint would make great substitutes for the parsley.

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