Sunday, July 11, 2010

veggie meal.

fresh garden veggies are abundant in jersey right now.
i was so happy to incorporate zucchini
& basil fresh from my garden into this rachel ray recipe.

i've been trying to fix veggie meals once a week.
j was initally resistant,
but he has ate the last few meals with no complaints.
this summer vegetable pasta was a hit!
rachel's ray summer vegetable pasta

1lb rotini
1/4cup olive oil
4 garlic cloves chopped
1/2cup italian style bread crumbs
1lb zucchini (1 large or 3 small) thinly slice
4 ears of corn - kernels cut off
6oz swiss cheese - shreded
salt & pepper
1/4cup fresh basil chopped

1 - cook pasta according to directions & reserve one cup of pasta water, set pasta aside
2 - heat 2tbs of olive oil in pan, add 1/2 garlic & cook until brown, add bread crumbs and set aside off heat
3  - in pasta pan - cook 2tbs olive oil & garlic until brown - add zucchini and cook until zucchini lightens to almost clear
4 - add corn, pasta, 4oz of swiss & water to zucchini & toss
5 - add 2oz swiss cheese & basil to bread crumb mix
6 - place pasta mix in bowl & top with breadcrumb mix
salt & pepper to taste


No comments:

Post a Comment