Fresh Garden Pasta

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Last night was one of those nights where I decided not to look up, modify, or research any recipes. I just came home, grabbed some veggies, and threw together whatever I had in my fridge and pantry to make this dish. It turned out to be absolutely delicious. It has a wonderful clean and fresh taste- the zucchini and red onions add a wonderfully rich flavor, while the tomatoes and basil bring bursts of freshness.

Ingredients:

2 Zucchini, sliced in halve, then quarters

1 bunch of basil, coarsely chopped

1 tbsp olive oil

1 container of grape tomatoes

1 red onion, sliced

1 ball of mozzarella cheese, cubed

1 box rigatoni

salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

1. Cut up required veggies and place on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil, salt, and pepper.

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2. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes, or until desired.

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3. Boil water and add pasta of choice (I used whatever was in the pantry).

4. While the pasta and veggies are cooking, chop up mozzarella cheese and basil.

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5. Once the pasta and veggies are finished, throw everything back into the pasta pot and mix. Save some fresh basil to sprinkle on individual plates.

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6. Serve by sprinkling with fresh basil, salt, and pepper.

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so simple. so delicious.

cheers and happy evolving!

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