Spaghetti with Zucchini, Walnuts & Raisins

Photo from Real Simple
This is a great recipe from RealSimple.com that is light and healthy for the Spring and Summer.  You could substitute dried cranberries for raisins and add lemon zest, as well, if you like.

Cooking Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 5 Minutes
Cooking Difficulty Level: Easy

Ingredients:

 
1   PackageSpaghetti
3   TBspOlive Oil
1/2CupWalnuts, chopped
4   ClovesGarlic, pressed or minced
4-5SmallZucchini, sliced in half, then chopped
Salt
Pepper
1/4CupParmesan Cheese

Directions:
  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. 
  2. Drain and return pasta to the pot.
  3. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. 
  4. Add the walnuts and cook, stirring frequently, until beginning to brown, 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until beginning to brown, about 1 minute.
  6. Add the zucchini and and season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. 
  7. Cook, tossing occasionally, until the zucchini is just tender, 4 to 5 minutes.
  8. Add the zucchini mixture to the pasta and toss to combine. 
  9. Sprinkle with the Parmesan before serving.

Serving Size: 1/2 Serving

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Spaghetti with Zucchini, Walnuts & Raisins

Photo from Real Simple
This is a great recipe from RealSimple.com that is light and healthy for the Spring and Summer.  You could substitute dried cranberries for raisins and add lemon zest, as well, if you like.

Cooking Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 5 Minutes
Cooking Difficulty Level: Easy

Ingredients:

 
1   PackageSpaghetti
3   TBspOlive Oil
1/2CupWalnuts, chopped
4   ClovesGarlic, pressed or minced
4-5SmallZucchini, sliced in half, then chopped
Salt
Pepper
1/4CupParmesan Cheese

Directions:
  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. 
  2. Drain and return pasta to the pot.
  3. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. 
  4. Add the walnuts and cook, stirring frequently, until beginning to brown, 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until beginning to brown, about 1 minute.
  6. Add the zucchini and and season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. 
  7. Cook, tossing occasionally, until the zucchini is just tender, 4 to 5 minutes.
  8. Add the zucchini mixture to the pasta and toss to combine. 
  9. Sprinkle with the Parmesan before serving.

Serving Size: 1/2 Serving

Labels:

2 Comments:

At April 13, 2011 at 9:21 AM , Blogger Rishi said...

that looks really good. I can actually make this one!

 
At April 19, 2011 at 12:08 PM , Blogger Carrie said...

This was great & easy to make!

 

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