Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Zucchini Pasta with Feta Cheese [RECIPE]

A special (and hot ) recipe on this Valentine's day for all the SpicyTangy followers! 

Ingredients:
  • 2 cups ................. pasta
  • 1 medium sized .... zucchini
  • 1 cup ................... cherry tomatoes
  • 3-4 large .............. red chilies
  • 1/4 cup ................ walnuts
  • 2 tbsp .................. olive oil
  • 1 tsp .................... dried oregano
  • 7-8 cloves ............ garlic
  • 8-10 small cubes ...feta cheese
  • lemon juice to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
Method:
  • In a large pot, boil enough water and add the pasta.
  • While the pasta is cooking, prepare the ingredients. Dice the zucchini into small cubes. Cut the cherry tomatoes into halves. Chop the red chilies and walnuts. Set aside.
  • In a pan, heat the oil. Crush the garlic and add it to the pan. Saute on low heat for couple of minutes.
  • Increase the heat to high and add the red chilies and zucchini. Cook till the zucchini is nice and soft.
  • Add salt, pepper and oregano. Mix well.
  • Add half of the cherry tomatoes and walnuts. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Turn the heat off and add some lemon juice. Add remaining cherry tomatoes.
  • Crumble the feta cheese and add it to the mix.
  • Your pasta should be ready by now. Drain the water and add the pasta to the sauce and mix well.
  • Ready to serve.
Tip:
You may substitute the red chilies with green chilies or chili flakes.