Garden Penne

Number of Servings: 4 (277g)
Active Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 30 Minutes

A good pasta dish doesn’t need to be complicated, or served from a jar. This easy meal can be put together with your favorite combination of vegetables. If you’re looking for a more filling meal in the middle of the day, try adding some lean chicken breast for added protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 pound whole grain penne
  • 1 cup arugula, roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add zucchini, toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Cook until very soft and starting to brown.
  2. Cook penne according to package directions. When done, set aside a quarter cup of the pasta water, and then drain pasta into a colander. Toss with arugula.
  3. Move the zucchini to the side of the skillet. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook until fragrant. Add tomatoes and stir in zucchini slices. Cook until tomatoes are just soft.
  4. Add the pasta and arugula to the skillet, along with the pasta water. Cook until the liquid has reduced, coating the pasta in sauce.
  5. Divide the pasta mixture between four plates. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan and serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 277g

Amount per serving
Calories 275
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 2mg 0%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 12g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 86mg 6%
Iron 2.9mg 15%
Potassium 685mg 15%
Vitamin A 47.4mcg 6%
Vitamin C 36.9mg 40%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 17.9mcg 15%
Thiamin 0.4mg 35%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 6.2mg 40%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 30%
Folate 83.9mcg 21%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.6mcg 6%
Chloride 67.9mg 2%
Pantothenate 1mg 20%
Phosphorus 240.8mg 20%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 119.5mg 30%
Zinc 2.1mg 20%
Selenium 1.4mcg 2%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 2.1mg 90%
Chromium 0.3mcg 0%
Molybdenum 22.4mcg 50%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Zucchini Squash, Whole Wheat Pasta (durum Semolina, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate (iron), Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Tomatoes, Arugula, Olive Oil, Parmesan Cheese (milk, Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Garlic, Salt, Red Pepper Flakes.

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