Zucchini Pappardelle with Tomatoes and Feta

Shares

This is the perfect recipe to showcase beautiful, colorful summer produce.  It’s incredibly easy to make and bursting with flavor.  Zucchini Pappardelle is a great dish for vegetarians, and everyone else will enjoy it, too.

(4 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)
Loading...
Yum
Zucchini Pappardelle with Tomatoes and Feta

Ingredients

    Dressing:
  • 3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp finely grated lemon zest
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Vegetables:
  • Four 1/2-pound zucchini, or 2 zucchini and 2 yellow squash
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp coarsely chopped thyme
  • 1/2 tsp coarsely chopped rosemary
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 20 cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 6 ounces feta cheese, preferably French, cut into small dice (1 cup)
  • 3 ounces pitted Calamata olives, chopped (1/2 cup)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the broiler. In a small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of the olive oil with the lemon juice, mustard, lemon zest and season the dressing with salt and pepper.
  2. Using a mandoline or vegetable peeler, slice the zucchini lengthwise into 1/8-inch-thick “pappardelle,” turning the zucchini and slicing on 4 sides only until the seeds in the central portion are reached; discard the zucchini centers.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the garlic with the thyme, rosemary, crushed red pepper and the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  4. Spread the zucchini slices on a large rimmed baking sheet and brush them with the garlic and herb oil. Broil for about 3 minutes, or until the zucchini is browned on top.
  5. Spread the cherry tomatoes on another baking sheet and broil for about 2 minute, or until they are lightly browned on top.
  6. Add the tomatoes to the zucchini and drizzle with the mustard dressing. Toss the vegetables well and transfer to plates or a platter. Top with the feta and olives and serve.

Yield: 4

2
Leave a Reply

avatar
3000
2 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
2 Comment authors
marlaCookin' Canuck Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
marla

This paparadelle looks great, love that it is made from zucchini.

Cookin' Canuck

This is such a pretty way to present zucchini.  Goodness knows, I need plenty of ideas to help me make my way through all the zucchinis!

Copyright © 2009-2018 Diabetes Media Foundation, All Rights Reserved.
ASweetLife™ is a trademark of the Diabetes Media Foundation, All Rights Reserved.