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Pasta With Zucchini and Goat Cheese

Pasta With Zucchini and Goat Cheese
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  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve 1 cup of the cooking water, drain the pasta, and return it to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the zucchini, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  3. Cook, stirring, until the zucchini is tender and any liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the garlic and cook 1 minute more.
  5. Add all but 2 tablespoons of the cheese to the pasta. Add the reserved cooking water, ¾ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Stir until creamy.
  6. Serve the pasta topped with the zucchini, lemon zest, and remaining 2 tablespoons cheese.
By June, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 455Calories From Fat 24%
  • Protein 20g
  • Carbohydrate 68g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Fat 12g
  • Sat Fat 6g
  • Sodium 746mg
  • Cholesterol 16mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

If you have any fresh herbs on hand (tarragon, parsley, chervil, chives), chop them up and toss them with the pasta before serving. 

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