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Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta

with Mint
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Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta

Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta - The al dente pasta offers an ideal hiding place for the finely-seasoned vegetables

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Health Score:
8,5 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
Calories:
512
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

If you are looking for a low-fat recipe that will fill you up, this is the perfect recipe for you. One portion of the vegetable pasta contains almost a third of the daily requirement of potassium, magnesium, and zinc. Magnesium and potassium in particular have a positive effect on the heart rhythm.

Use whole wheat pasta for more fiber!

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie512 kcal(24 %)
Protein19 g(19 %)
Fat13 g(11 %)
Carbohydrates76 g(51 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage8.5 g(28 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E3 mg(25 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin5.8 mg(48 %)
Vitamin B₆0.3 mg(21 %)
Folate81 μg(27 %)
Pantothenic acid0.6 mg(10 %)
Biotin4.1 μg(9 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.1 μg(3 %)
Vitamin C21 mg(22 %)
Potassium578 mg(14 %)
Calcium144 mg(14 %)
Magnesium93 mg(31 %)
Iron3.9 mg(26 %)
Iodine7 μg(4 %)
Zinc2.2 mg(28 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.5 g
Uric acid102 mg
Cholesterol4 mg
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2 zucchini
1 Eggplant
7 ounces
1 piece Parmesan
1 garlic
1 bunch parsley
4 sprigs mint
14 ounces Pasta shell
salt
2 tablespoons Canola oil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
peppers
2 tablespoons olive oil
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Parmesanparsleyolive oilmintoreganozucchini
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Cutting board, 1 Measuring cups, 1 large Pot, 1 large Non-stick pan, 1 Sieve, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 large Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Fine grater

Preparation steps

1.
Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta preparation step 1

Trim zucchini and eggplant, rinse, wipe dry and cut into 1/4-inch thick slices.

2.
Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta preparation step 2

Trim mushrooms and cut into thin slices. Grate Parmesan finely and set aside.

3.
Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta preparation step 3

Peel the garlic and chop finely. Rinse the fresh herbs, shake dry, pluck off the leaves and chop finely.

4.
Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta preparation step 4

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

5.
Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta preparation step 5

Meanwhile, heat the canola oil in a non-stick pan. Fry zucchini, eggplant and mushrooms over high heat for 2-3 minutes.

6.
Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta preparation step 6

Add garlic and oregano and season with salt and pepper. Cook over low heat for another 3-4 minutes while stirring. Fold in fresh herbs.

7.
Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta preparation step 7

Drain the pasta in a sieve, taking care to collect 1/4 cup of the cooking water. Add pasta water to the vegetables and bring to a boil briefly.

8.
Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta preparation step 8

Mix pasta, zucchini and mushrooms with olive oil in a preheated bowl. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.