Pasta With Zucchini and Lemon Caper Sauce

Recipe by Chef #314047
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READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut the zucchini lengthwise into quarters, then crosswise into 1 inch chunks.
  • Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in skillet and add the zucchini.
  • Sauté, tossing once or twice, for 2 minutes.
  • Add a couple pinches of oregano, grind in some black pepper (a light dusting), and sauté for 1 minute longer.
  • Add some kosher salt and sauté 1 minute then remove zucchini to a plate.
  • Add the rest of the olive oil and sauté the garlic for a minute, or until it turns toasty color.
  • Deglaze with the juice of 1 lemon and reduce by ~1/2-2/3.
  • Add the stock or broth, and reduce by 1/2-2/3 again.
  • Off heat, Add butter pinch of oregano, a couple grinds of pepper, and capers.
  • Return to heat, add the zucchini back in and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add pasta just to reheat.
  • Grind in some more pepper.
  • Serves 2 for a light lunch.
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