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Rustic Italian Parmesan Pasta Toss
Rustic Italian Parmesan Pasta Toss

Rustic Italian Parmesan Pasta Toss

17 Min(s)
10 Min(s) Prep
7 Min(s) Cook
Healthy Living
Look no further for a great way to prepare zucchini and tomatoes! In this recipe, they're mixed with Parmesan and cream cheese and served with penne pasta.
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4 servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings
3 cups penne pasta, uncooked
1 can (14.7 oz.) Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained
1 zucchini, coarsely chopped (about 1-1/2 cups)
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Let's Make It
1
Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; set aside.
2
Add tomatoes and zucchini to same pan; cover. Cook on medium-high heat 5 min. or until zucchini is tender.
3
Reduce heat to medium; add cream cheese spread, stirring until blended. Add pasta and Parmesan cheese; cook until heated through.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Serving Suggestion
Serve the sauce over your favorite filled pasta, such as mushroom ravioli or cheese tortellini.
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute mushrooms or summer squash for zucchini.
Tip 3
Nutrition Bonus
Coarsely chopped zucchini and diced tomatoes add flavor and depth to this rustic low-calorie, low-fat dish.
Nutrition
Calories
390
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
10%
Saturated Fat 4.5g
23%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg
8%
Sodium 730mg
32%
Total Carbohydrates 64g
23%
Dietary Fiber 3g
11%
Sugars 9g
18%
Protein 15g
30%
Vitamin A
20%
Vitamin C
25%
Calcium
10%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 4 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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