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    Pasta With Zucchini and Mint

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    1. 1
      Bring a large pot of well salted water to boiling.
    2. 2
      In a large skillet warm 2 tablespoons of oil over high heat. Add half the zucchini, season with salt, and cook, without moving it, until dark golden, about 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer the zucchini to a paper towel lined plate. Add another 2 tablespoons of oil to the skillet and repeat with the remaining zucchini. Add 2 Tablespoons of water to the pan and remove from heat.
    3. 3
      Cook the pasta according to the package instructions until 2 minutes shy of al dente; drain.
    4. 4
      In the same skillet, melt 3 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Toss in the penne and zucchini, and cook until the pasta is al dente, about 2 or 3minutes, adding more water if the sauce is dry. Toss in 1/4 cup of the parmesan and the remaining tablespoon of butter, add the mint and season to taste with salt and pepper.
    5. 5
      Divide the pasta among four bowls and finish each with a drizzle of oil and a it of cheese.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pasta With Zucchini and Mint

    Serving Size: 1 (357 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 700.0
    Calories from Fat 268
    Total Fat 29.8 g
    Saturated Fat 10.7 g
    Cholesterol 36.0 mg
    Sodium 218.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 99.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 14.9 g
    Sugars 5.1 g
    Protein 13.9 g

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