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Zucchini Pasta Recipe
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Zucchini Pasta Recipe

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“The taste of this rich and creamy dish will have people convinced it's not low fat, but it is!” Garlicky and fresh-flavored, this will be a hit. Maria Regakis - Somerville, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 4 cups coarsely shredded zucchini (about 3 medium)
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 219 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 395 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. Cook linguine according to package directions. In a sieve or colander, drain the zucchini, squeezing to remove excess liquid. Pat dry.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, saute zucchini in oil for 2 minutes. Add garlic; saute 1-2 minutes longer or until zucchini is tender. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the yogurt, cheese, salt and pepper. Drain linguine; add to zucchini mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Zucchini Pasta in Healthy Cooking April/May 2009, p42

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 219 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 395 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Reviews for Zucchini Pasta(33)

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Reviewed Aug. 15, 2013

This was a quick and easy dish to prepare. I also thought it was healthy and a new great way to use zucchini, I will be making it again

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Reviewed Aug. 8, 2013

I love this. It freezes well too.

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Reviewed Aug. 1, 2013

This turned out better than I thought it would! For an extra special twist - use a vegetable curler on the zucchini - almost looks like wide pasta noodles!

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Reviewed Oct. 16, 2012

Everyone in the family liked it. A great way to use up all of that extra zucchini.

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Reviewed Sep. 15, 2012

this was so easy to make and used some of my harvest. the taste was fresh and clean and the yogurt added just the right amount of creamyness

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