Summer Lemon Herb Zucchini Penne Alfredo

Hi everyone,
I hope you are all having a nice summer!
I am not sure it is normal to get this excited over ingredients.
But I do, especially in the summer.
What is not to love about collecting
colorful, fragrant  & pretty
goodies from the garden.
These are just a few of my favorites to
collect & of course cook with:).
I thought I would share one of the “best” summer time
recipes, according to my 7yr old.
And an added bonus, it’s healthy!

Summer Lemon Herb Zucchini Penne Alfredo
4tbs olive oil
2 lemons squeezed
1tsp lemon zest
3-4 pressed & chopped garlic cloves
2-3 medium chopped zucchini
1 tbs rosemary chopped
salt & pepper to taste
1 cup of grated parmesan
16 oz chicken or vegetable broth
5 chopped or shredded basil leaves
1tbs grated or shredded fresh parmesan
In large pan add olive oil, garlic & zucchini.
Cook on low for about 10 minutes
then add lemon juice, lemon zest
& rosemary.
Keep on low-med for another 5 minutes.
Add broth, parmesan, salt & pepper
and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to low, keep stirring.
Boil & strain your penne.
Pour  alfredo over penne
add fresh parmesan and top with
fresh chopped basil. 

Happy Thursday,

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  1. You didn’t say how much pasta you need or how many it serves. But it smells delicious.

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