Pasta with Sautéed Peppers Zucchini and Smoked Mozzarella

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Ingredients

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12 oz. Fettuccine Pasta or tagliatelle pasta
3 small Bell pepper thinly sliced
2 medium Zucchini cut into 1/2"-thick slices
1 cup smoked Mozzarella grated, + more for serving
1 small Onion thinly sliced
2 tbsp Butter unsalted
1 tbsp Olive oil extra-virgin
Kosher Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste, freshly ground
1/4 cup fresh Basil torn + more for serving

Nutritional information

457
сalories
16,7g
fat
59,3g
carbohydrates
20g
protein
92mg
cholesterol
246mg
sodium
Ingredients

Pasta with Sautéed Peppers Zucchini and Smoked Mozzarella

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A delicious work lunch – I love to make this Pasta with Sautéed Peppers, Zucchini and Smoked Mozzarella. It’s filled with everything nutritious that I need for that quick, grab-n-go, middle of the day dish. You can meal prep for the week using your favorite pasta with colorful, small bell peppers, sautéed with zucchini slices and topped with grated, Smoked Mozzarella and fresh torn basil leaves. Quick and ready to eat!

To make Pasta with Sautéed Peppers, Zucchini and Smoked Mozzarella, you will need the following ingredients:

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So, how to make Pasta with Sautéed Peppers, Zucchini and Smoked Mozzarella?

Steps to make Pasta with Sautéed Peppers Zucchini and Smoked Mozzarella

1

Cook peppers and onions

10

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt the butter and oil and add the peppers and onions. Season with salt and pepper to taste and cook, stirring continuously for 10-12 minutes until softened.

2

Add zucchini

5

Add the zucchini and continue cooking for 4-6 minutes until the peppers are soft and tender and zucchini are tender with a crunch.

3

Cook pasta

10

In a large saucepan, cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Once cooked, drain and reserve 1 cup of the cooking water.

4

Add pasta to vegetables

5

Add the pasta, 1 cup smoked mozzarella, ¼ cup basil and ½ cup pasta cooking water to the skillet of cooked vegetables and toss to coat. Add more pasta cooking water as needed to create a sauce.

5

Serve

Season with salt and pepper to taste and top with sprinkles of mozzarella and fresh basil for garnishing, before serving.

This Pasta with Sautéed Peppers, Zucchini and Smoked Mozzarella is such a simple recipe to use which is packed with flavors and texture to make your usual work lunch a little more exciting! Include this recipe in your weekly meal prep and save unnecessary cooking time. Share your own meal prep ideas and tag #cookmerecipes on your own pages and posts!

Jelena is an interior designer and young mom! As a busy working mom, her time is precious so she’s always looking for a quick and efficient way to get things done. Jelena is very creative, but has a strong practical side. She loves trying new things and travels a lot, especially around Europe. The kitchen is Jelena’s safe space, where she can let her creative side out and dedicate herself to her favorite hobby - cooking!

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