Angel Hair with Zucchini and Tomatoes

Angel hair tossed with summer zucchini and tomatoes fresh from the garden. The perfect meatless meal you'll be craving again and again. Serve this with plenty of Parmigiano Reggiano!

Angel hair tossed with summer zucchini and tomatoes fresh from the garden. The perfect meatless meal you’ll be craving again and again. Serve this with plenty of Parmigiano Reggiano!

This is easy to make and ready in under 30 minutes. For those on gluten-free diets, use brown rice pasta instead. Enjoy!

Angel Hair with Zucchini and Tomatoes

Angel hair tossed with summer zucchini and tomatoes fresh from the garden. The perfect meatless meal you'll be craving again and again. Serve this with plenty of Parmigiano Reggiano!

Ingredients:

  • 2 (7 oz) zucchini, spiralized or julienne
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 shallots, diced
  • 3 tomatoes, diced
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • crushed red pepper flakes to taste
  • 8 oz angel hair pasta, wheat or gluten-free
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium fat-free chicken or (vegetable broth for vegetarian)

Directions:

  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to instructions.
  2. While pasta is cooking, in a large saute pan, heat pan on medium-high flame, add oil when pan is hot.
  3. Add garlic and shallots to the pan and saute about 1 minute.
  4. Add zucchini and season with salt and pepper. Cook about 1 1/2 minutes, add tomatoes, crushed red pepper flakes, parsley, chicken broth and adjust salt and pepper. Stir for another minute.
  5. Remove from flame.
  6. Drain pasta when done reserving some of the water and and toss the pasta well with zucchini. Add pasta water if needed and serve with grated Parmesan (optional).

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: divide into 4 equal servings

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Smart Points: 7
  • Points +: 7
  • Calories: 254.5
  • Total Fat: 5.5g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: mg
  • Sodium: mg
  • Carbohydrates: 51g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Sugar: 2.5g
  • Protein: 7.5g