Pasta with Zucchini and Cheese
This pasta is a filling dish that is perfect when you feel low on energy and need a pick-me-up. It has fiber from the pasta and vitamins from the zucchini. Serve this with a salad and it's the perfect meal!
For more protein, add grilled chicken. If you want more fiber, substitute whole wheat pasta, chickpea pasta, or lentil pasta.
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- 18 ozs ribbon pasta
- 3 Tbsps olive oil
- 1 zucchini (cut into ribbons)
- 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
- ⅜ cup white wine
- ½ cup Parmesan (freshly grated)
- 1 bunch Basil
- freshly ground peppers
Cook the pasta in boiling, salted water until al dente, according to the instructions on the packet.
Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the courgette and garlic with a pinch of salt. Pour in the white wine and leave to reduce for a few minutes.
Drain the pasta. Add to the courgettes and toss. Season with salt and pepper and arrange on warmed plates. Serve with a little grated parmesan and freshly picked basil.