Pasta with Mushrooms and Zucchini

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Pasta with Mushrooms and Zucchini
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Health Score:
8,7 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation

Healthy, because

Even smarter

Mushrooms are a great source of fiber, while zucchini adds valuable antioxidants to this dish. 

Use whole wheat pasta to add more fiber to this dish.

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
7 ounces Garganelli (or Penne)
4 ounces mixed Wild mushroom (such as chanterelle)
1 zucchini
2 Zucchini flower
1 garlic (very finely chopped)
2 tablespoons butter
salt
freshly ground peppers
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente in boiling salted water.

2.

Clean mushrooms and leave whole or cut in half depending on the size.

3.

Rinse zucchini, trim, cut lengthwise into slices, cut in half crosswise and cut into fine strips.

4.

Clean zucchini blossoms and cut into quarters.

5.

Sauté mushrooms in butter. Add garlic, zucchini and zucchini blossoms and sauté while stirring, about 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add drained pasta with a little of the cooking water to the pan, toss with the vegetables, season to taste and serve on warmed plates.