{light & easy} Parmesan Zucchini Pasta

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The first time I had this I was in awe at how tasty such a simple dish could be. It's a favorite to throw together on summer days when we have zucchini growing out of our ears and it's too hot to slave over a stove. Or just anytime I'm in the mood for something simple and light, this hits the spot.

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3 zucchini and/or yellow crookneck squash, cut into ¼ in. slices
2 Tbs olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup chicken broth
6-8 basil leaves, chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
½ c shredded parmesan (plus more to garnish)
1 lb penne pasta (whole wheat or white)
Cook pasta according to package directions, drain then set aside. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in skillet over med-high heat, add zucchini and cook until just starting to brown. Add garlic and cook an...
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Nutritions

Calories
248

Sodium
1174mg
48% DV

Fat
13g
21% DV

Protein
16g
32% DV

Carbs
14g
4% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV