Got To Be NC
Recipe by: Lisa Prince

Zesty Squash, Zucchini and Pasta

This is a recipe I have made for years.  It is a great side dish and to pair veggies and pasta together is also a crowd pleaser for the little ones.

Servings: 4
Cook Time: Prep Time: 15 minutes; Total Time: 30 minutes
Meal Type: Entree
NC Ingredients: Squash, Zucchini, Honey

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Ingredients

3
cups orzo pasta or 2 cups bow-tie pasta
1
medium NC zucchini, thinly sliced (1 ¼ cups)
1
medium yellow summer NC squash thinly sliced (2 cups)
1/4
cup finely chopped shallots
1
½ tablespoons margarine
3/4
cup chicken broth
1/4
cup lemon juice
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon honey
1/2
teaspoon dried dill weed
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons finely shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

Cook the pasta in a large saucepan according to package directions, add zucchini and yellow squash last 3 minutes.  Drain; return to saucepan.

Meanwhile, cook shallots in hot margarine in small saucepan until tender.

Combine broth, lemon juice, cornstarch, honey, dill weed and salt in small bowl; add to shallots.

Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

Cook and stir 2 minutes longer.

Pour over pasta mixture, toss gently to coat.

Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese before serving.