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Fresh pepper and zucchini pasta

Chatelaine | posted Thursday, Feb 18th, 2016

pasta recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 medium tomato
  • 2 red, yellow or orange bell peppers
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 5 tbsp lemon juice, about 1 large lemon
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 450-g pkg angel hair or capellini pasta
  • 1 cup grated parmesan

Directions

  1. Boil a large pot of water over high. Meanwhile, coarsely chop tomatoes and peppers and place in a very large bowl. Stir in oregano, lemon juice, oil and seasonings. Cut zucchini into quarters lengthwise, then thinly slice and set aside.
  2. When water is boiling, add pasta. Cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente, about 5 min. Add zucchini for the last min of cooking. Drain well.
  3. Add pasta and zucchini to tomato mixture. Toss to mix evenly. Stir in cheese. Serve sprinkled with more cheese, if you like.
  4. Fresh zucchini and crispy bell peppers makes this colourful dish a healthy and satisfying meal. Top with freshly shaven parmesan and serve.

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