Fettuccine with Zucchini and Pecans

Southern Living
Fettuccine with Zucchini and PecansRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

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3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1 (12-oz.) package fettuccine
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound small zucchini, shredded
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup freshly grated Asiago cheese
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil

Preparation

Hands-on: 30 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes

1. Heat pecans in a small nonstick skillet over medium-low heat, stirring often, 6 to 8 minutes or until toasted and fragrant.

2. Prepare fettuccine according to package directions.

3. Meanwhile, melt butter with olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add zucchini and garlic, and sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until zucchini is tender. Toss with hot cooked fettuccine, pecans, Asiago cheese, and basil. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

Created date

September 2011