Spaghetti with Zucchini and Basil Recipe

Looking for an easy Spaghetti With Zucchini and Basil recipe? Learn how to make Spaghetti With Zucchini and Basil using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by danibelle23

Makes 4 servings



Ingredients ? Salt to taste ? 3 tablespoons olive oil ? 3 or 4 small zucchini, about a pound, washed, trimmed and cut into slices 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick ? Freshly ground black pepper to taste ? 2 eggs ? 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese ? 1 pound spaghetti, linguine or other long pasta ? 1/2 cup roughly chopped mint, parsley or basil

Recipe Ingredients for Spaghetti With Zucchini and Basil

1.5 oz Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 medium Squash, Summer, Zucchini, Includes Skin
2 large Egg, White
14 oz Whole Grain Spaghetti
0.5 cup leaves, whole Basil, Fresh
8 oz Parmigiano Reggiano

Recipe Directions for Spaghetti With Zucchini and Basil

  1. Method

  2. ? 1. Salt a large pot of water, and bring it to a boil over high heat. Put the olive oil into a 10- or 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. A minute later, add the zucchini, and cook, stirring only occasionally, until very tender and lightly browned, 10 to 15 minutes. Season with a little salt and a lot of pepper.

  3. ? 2. Beat the eggs and 1/2 cup of the cheese together. Add the pasta to the boiling water, and cook until it is tender but firm. When it is done, drain it, and combine it immediately with the egg-and-cheese mixture, tossing until the egg is cooked. Add the zucchini, and toss again. Taste, and add more salt and pepper if necessary.

  4. ? 3. Toss in the herb, and serve immediately, passing the remaining cheese at the table.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 332.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
695
Calories from Fat
269
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
29.9g
46%
Saturated Fat
12.5g
62%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
34mg
11%
Sodium
412mg
17%
Potassium
421mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
76.3g
25%
Dietary Fiber
12.1g
48%
Sugars
6.1g
Protein
32.9g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 63% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
Legend

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  •  
    Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement