July 8, 2013 by magpiemenina
I have several new posts in the making. However, today I was struck by two problems:
1. I have nine months of making dinners for one person. I’ve already worn down my old standbys from college. What on earth am I going to make?
2. What on earth am I going to do with all this zucchini? (Said everyone who ever grew zucchini.)
These seemed more pressing, so here’s the first thing to do with zucchini.
Farfalle and Zucchini
In a pot, bring water to a boil. Add the farfalle pasta (about a quarter of a pound will be plenty) and cook until al dente, according to directions.
While cooking the pasta, chop up a medium sized zucchini and two medium tomatoes.
Drain the farfalle. Mix in vegetables.
Drizzle lightly with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Add 1/2 teaspoon of Penzeys Spices Mural of Flavor spice mix.*
Finely grate 1/4 cup of pepper-jack cheese and mix with the dish. Plate, adding more cheese on top. Serve warm.
*As I noted in a recipe using mussels, I try not to put in specific brands of food. However, I am excusing myself here on the basis of trying to get my bearings and lacking energy. I would guess that a reasonable substitute would be an equal mixture of dried minced onion, garlic salt, and basil with just the slightest squeeze of lemon juice. The basil is the important thing.