grated Grana PadanoPlace zucchini in a colander, toss with salt and set aside to drain in sink or over a bowl 30 minutes. Meanwhile, heat 3 tablespoons oil in a heavy sauté pan, add onion, pine nuts and garlic and sauté over low heat about 10 minutes, until onion is soft and nuts start to brown. Rinse and drain zucchini and add to pan. Sauté about 20 minutes, until tender. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil for pasta, cook pasta about 3 minutes and drain, reserving about 1 cup pasta water. Add pasta to sauté pan, cook over low heat about 5 minutes, to blend ingredients, adding pasta water as needed. Season with salt and pepper. Fold in parsley, cheese and additional olive oil and serve.
Around this time of year, food bloggers tend to start a trail of complaints along the lines of, "OMG, I can't even deal with how much zucchini is growing in my backyard and I'm so overwhelmed and it's taking over my kitchen and my life is really hard
I use my spiralizer but you could easily cut small strips with a knife or use shreds from a grater. If you are looking for a new way to incorporate more veggies into your diet, try raw zucchini noodles
Considering this is the side dish we eat four out of five times during the late summer months, I feel like it’s time to share my feelings about the gloriousness of sautéed zucchini and squash and then leave you to get on with your day and life
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Shred the zucchini using a food processor or grater. Place in a collander over the sink and sprinkle with a little sea salt (not the part in the recipe ingredients above, just a sprinkle lightly - the exact amount isn't important)
We are all about seafood today for #SundaySupper, and I have a Seafood Fettucine Alfredo for you that is easier to make than you think, and so creamy and wonderful, you will want to share it with all your family and friends