Summer Vegetable Pasta

By August 30, 2017Food

As the summer comes to an end, try this simple and light pasta dish! It takes only minutes to whip up and is delicious. You can always add shrimp or chicken to this dish if you like!

Serves 4

Ingredients

2 cups mixed red and yellow cherry tomatoes, halved

3 cloves garlic , peeled and finely chopped

1 green zucchini, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4 inch pieces

1/2 teaspoon chili flakes

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon basil, chopped

1 teaspoon oregano

1/2 cup kalamata olives, stone removed

1lb spaghetti or linguine

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Parmesan cheese for garnish

Preparation

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, heat 2 teaspoons olive oil and add mixed red and yellow cherry tomatoes, garlic, zucchini and chili flakes. Cook for about 5-7 minutes to brown and soften everything up.
  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil, add 1 teaspoon salt and cook pasta according to directions.
  3. While pasta is cooking, add remaining ingredients to the vegetables and stir over a low heat. Add cooked pasta and fold all ingredients together. Finish with some fresh parmesan.

 

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