recipe of the month

It's time we take vegetables off of the side lines and put them in the game! Try making them a star on your plate with this easy to make recipe.

# Ingredients Measures
1 Pasta (eg, fettuccini, spaghetti) 4 ounces
2 Olive oil 2 teaspoons
3 Garlic clove, sliced 1
4 Yellow onion, diced ¼ cup
5 Small zucchini, sliced into 1 ½ inch long julienne strips ½
6 Orange bell pepper, sliced into 1 ½ inch long strips ½
7 Roma tomatoes, diced 3
8 Fresh basil, chopped 2 tablespoons
9 Parmesan cheese, grated 2 teaspoons

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and oil.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes, until fragrant. Add zucchini and bell pepper and sauté an additional 3-4 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to low and add the drained pasta to the skillet. Stir in the tomatoes and basil. Remove from heat and top with parmesan cheese.

Servings: 2

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