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Barilla Mezze Penne with Bell Peppers & Zucchini


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Barilla Mezze Penne with Bell Peppers & Zucchini
PREPARATION TIME
45 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Medium

TYPE
Main course

NUTRITIONAL FACTS
CALORIES: 290
CARBOHYDRATE: 44.0g
PROTEIN: 9.0g
FAT: 9.0g

TYPE OF RECIPE
Vegetarian


Ingredients for 8 people


1 BOX Barilla Mezze Penne
1/4 CUP Extra Virgin Olive Oil Divided
2 Medium Zucchini Diced
2 TABLESPOONS Shallots Minced
1 Red Bell Pepper Sliced Thin
1 SPRIG Fresh Thyme
1 CUP Vegetable Broth Divided
1/4 CUP Romano Cheese Grated



Preparation 25 minutes preparation + 20 minutes cooking
1. BRING a large pot of water to a boil

2. DIVIDE 1/4 cup of olive oil between 2 large skillets

3. Heat oil in skillets over medium heat

4. SAUTÉ zucchini and shallots in one skillet for 3 minutes; add 1/2 cup vegetable broth and continue cooking for 2 minutes

5. Sauté peppers and thyme in the other skillet for 3 minutes; add 1/2 cup vegetable broth and continue cooking for 2 minutes

6. REMOVE both skillets from heat

7. Set aside

8. ADD Mezze Penne to boiling water; cook according to package directions

9. DRAIN Mezze Penne; immediately add to sauce

10. Mix well

11. TRANSFER to a serving platter or bowl and serve

12. Sprinkle with Romano cheese and a drizzle of olive oil