Pasta With Zucchini, Tomatoes, and Bacon
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve ½ cup of the cooking water. Drain the pasta and return it to the pot.
- Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, 5 to 7 minutes; transfer to a plate, let cool, then break into pieces. Reserve the skillet.
- Add the oil, zucchini, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper to the drippings in the skillet and cook, tossing occasionally, until tender, 4 to 6 minutes.
- Add the zucchini, tomatoes, and cooking water to the pasta and cook over medium heat, tossing, until the tomatoes soften slightly, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the Feta and bacon and toss to combine. Serve sprinkled with the basil.
- Per Serving
- Calories 499
- Fat 16g
- Sat Fat 7g
- Cholesterol 34mg
- Sodium 724mg
- Protein 20g
- Carbohydrate 71g
- Sugar 8g
- Fiber 5g
- Iron 4mg
- Calcium 187mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
Try crumbled goat cheese or shaved Parmesan in place of the Feta.