ZENB Truffle Mushroom Mac & Cheese

You’ll want to devour this new comfort classic, ZENB Truffle Mushroom Mac and Cheese. Made with ZENB Elbows Pasta and our new ZENB Creamy Mushroom, Cauliflower, and Garlic Gourmet Sauce, this decadent escape will warm you and anyone you choose to share it with in under 30 minutes. This dish is also a good source of protein and a good source of fiber.

 

INGREDIENTS

1  box (12 ounces) ZENB Rotini Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas
1  tablespoon olive oil
6  mini bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch strips
1  small red onion, thinly sliced
1/2  teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
1  carton (15.5 ounces) ZENB Creamy Mushroom, Cauliflower & Garlic Sauce
3  large cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1  yellow squash, cut in half lengthwise, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
2  cups loosely packed baby spinach
2  tablespoons grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
1  tablespoon small Italian parsley leaves

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook ZENB Pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1/4 cup pasta cooking water; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium heat until shimmering. Add peppers, onions, salt & pepper; cook 2-3 minutes until crisp-tender. Add garlic; stir 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Stir in reserved pasta water, ZENB Sauce, yellow squash and pasta. Cook 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Remove pan from heat; add spinach. Toss gently until wilted. Sprinkle with Parmesan and parsley before serving.

 

TASTY TIPS

Substitute gruyere for a decadent option.

To create a Friendsgiving Feast, try these other recipes: ZENB Sweet Carrot & Tomato Hummus, ZENB Pasta Chips, Crispy Skin Chicken Puttanesca, and Creamy ZENB Pasta Pea-Mavera.

 

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Serving size: 260g
Servings: 6
Calories: 420
Amount per serving* % Daily Value
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 540mg 23%
Carbohydrates 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugar 3g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 101mcg 10%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 230mg 20%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 129mg 2%