Recipe by Lori Mama
Good way to use up some of those broken pieces of lasagna noodles that seem to appear at the bottom of the box, or you can just break some up for this recipe. Don't use the no boil pasta. Taken from Food Network Magazine July/Aug. 2012 edition with adjustments.
- 2 large zucchini, coarsely grated
- 12 ounces lasagna noodles, broken into bite size pieces
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 5 ripe tomatoes, sins removed, seeded and cut into medium dice
- 1 large lemon, juice and zest of
- 1⁄2 cup parmesan cheese, plus extra for garnish
- 1 small bunch chives, cut in 1 inch pieces
Directions See How It's Made
- In large pot bring salted water to a boil.
- Add noodles and cook, stirring so they won't stick together, until done. About 12 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in colander, mix together the zucchini and salt. Let sit 10 minutes and then squeeze out as much moister as possible.
- In medium saute pan, over medium heat, melt the bitter, cook the tomatoes for 5 minutes, Add the zucchini and saute another 5 minutes.
- Drain the pasta and add vegetable mixture along with the zest/juice, the Parmesan, half the chives and pepper to taste.
- Divide among warmed bowls and garnish with additional cheese and the rest of the chives.