Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes Pasta Salad

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Zucchini & Cherry Tomatoes Pasta
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Recipe Creator: Bhavna
Ingredients
  • Penne pasta 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  • Olive oil 3 Tablespoon , divided (2 tablespoons for frying the vegetables and 1 tablespoon for the pasta)
  • Garlic 1 Tablespoon , minced
  • Zucchini 1 Medium , chopped
  • Cherry tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs), whole
  • Salt To Taste
  • Black pepper To Taste , ground
  • Red pepper flakes To Taste
  • Italian seasoning To Taste (dry)
  • Marinara sauce/Pasta sauce 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
  • FOR GARNISH
  • Feta cheese 2 Tablespoon
  • Parsley 1 Teaspoon (as needed)
Instructions
  1. MAKING
  2. 1. In a pan with water, boil the pasta with some salt. Once boiled, drain and add in some olive oil and stir.
  3. 2. Take a pan, heat a little olive oil and add the minced garlic and zucchini. Stir and then add the whole cherry tomatoes. Season with salt and black pepper. Saute on a high heat.
  4. 3. Add the red pepper flakes and the dry Italian seasoning and stir.
  5. 4. Add the boiled pasta into this pan and stir well to combine all the vegetables and the pasta. Add marinara sauce (optional) and mix.
  6. SERVING
  7. 5. Serve garnished with feta cheese and sprinkles of parsley.
  8. NOTE
  9. The zucchini and tomato can be seasoned with salt and pepper and can also be roasted or broiled in the oven instead of stir frying.