Pasta with Zucchini and Toasted Almonds

Monday, February 28, 2011
From Cooking Light. Delicious, healthy, fresh, and even the kids liked it.


2 c cherry tomatoes, halved
1 t minced fresh thyme (or 1/3 of dried)
2 t lemon juice
3/4 t salt
1/2 t pepper
1/4 t sugar
5 t olive oil, divided
linguine (9 oz)
1 1/2 t minced garlic
3 c chopped zucchini
3/4 - 1 c chicken stock
1 T dried sage and/or thyme OR mint
cheese - parmesan, feta, or other
3 T toasted slivered almonds


Combine first 6 ingredients in bowl, toss with 2 t olive oil. Set aside.

Prepare linguine.

In skillet, saute garlic and then add zucchini in remaining olive oil. Cook zucchini about 3 minutes. Add stock, simmer. Then add in linguine, sage, remove from heat and add tomato mixture. Serve with cheese and toasted almonds.

Serves 4.


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