Zucchini, Again?

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Looking for a way to use seasonal zucchini and tomatoes?   Try this quick and easy meatless main dish.  It’s colorful, flavorful and a little bit creamy.  What’s not to like?   

Fettuccine with Zucchini, Tomatoes and Basil

4 oz fettuccine

3/4 c chicken broth

1 med zucchini, cut in 1” by 1/2” strips

1/2 t basil, dried

1t garlic, minced

1/3 c cream

1/8 t pepper

1/8 t salt

6-8 cherry tomatoes

2 T Parmesan cheese (fresh grated is best)

In a large saucepan, cook fettuccine as directed.

Meanwhile, in a skillet, heat chicken broth.  Add zucchini, basil and garlic.  Cook and stir until tender.

Drain fettuccine, return to pan.  Stir in cream, pepper, salt and vegetable mixture.  Heat through.  Gently stir in tomatoes and 1/2 the cheese.  Spoon into a pretty bowl, sprinkle remaining cheese on top and serve.

Signature Recipe from Luanna Diller, RD

About Luanna Diller

Luanna Diller's professional expertise includes nutrition, health behavior change, and wellness. She has three decades of experience in counseling, teaching and motivating thousands of clients to achieve healthier lifestyles. She is a wife, mom to two teenagers, Registered Dietitian and Christian women’s ministries leader. She is a creative cook, loves to dance and recently discovered a knack for hand making glass beads.
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2 Responses to Zucchini, Again?

  1. JERI GACKLE says:

    Hey Lu, do you have any great gluten free ideas/receipes? Jeri

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