Italian sausage and zucchini pasta

Created By: Sunset Magazine
Difficutly: very easy
Time: 30 Min
Portion: 1 serving

12 oz fettuccini

1T olive oil

1 lb mild or hot Italian sausage, casings removed and broken into 1/2-in chunks

2T minced garlic

1/2 c sliced onion

1 lb zucchini, sliced

2 medium tomatoes, cut into 1-in chunks

1/2t freshly ground black pepper

2/3 c freshly shredded parmesan cheese


1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, return to pot, set aside.

2. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick frying pan, heat oil over high heat. Add sausage and cook. stirring often, until cooked throuhg, about five minutes. Transfer sausage to a plate and set aside.

3. In the same pan over high heat, cook garlic, onion, and zucchini until starting to brown, about four minutes. Stir in tomatoes, pepper, and reserved sausage and cook until heated through, about three minutes.

4. Combine sausage mixture with reserved pasta and transfer to a large serving bowl. Sprinkle with half the parmesan and serve with remaining cheese on side.

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