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Zucchini ribbons are an easy and nutritious way to add whimsy to your pasta dish! Combine them with classic spinach and three cheese tortellini, along with mozzarella and almonds, and you've got a fun, authentic Italian dish.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
3 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • PREPARE pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving ½ cup cooking water. While pasta is cooking, prepare zucchini mixture.

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  • HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add zucchini and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes or until zucchini starts to turn golden. Season with salt and pepper.

  • ADD pasta, reserved cooking water and mozzarella cheese to skillet; toss to coat. Serve garnished with grated lemon peel and sliced almonds.

Nutrition Facts

390 calories; fat 23%; saturated fat 21%; cholesterol 16%; sodium 27%; carbohydrates 15%; fiber 18%; sugars 5g; protein 20g; calcium 35%; iron 10%.
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