EmailTweet 0 Full-screen NATEX 30 Minute Zucchini Spirals with Tomato & Basil 30 Minute Meal, Pasta Italian May 29, 2017 Ingredients 4 medium zucchini 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic (3 to 4 cloves) 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped (or canned ) 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese, plus more for serving 1 cup basil leaves, torn into pieces 1 teaspoon cornstarch 2 teaspoons cold water Salt, to taste Directions 1Trim and spiralize the zucchini. Cut extra long, about the length of spaghetti. 2Add olive oil, garlic, and the red pepper flakes to a large, deep skillet. 3Turn to medium heat. 4When the oil begins to bubble around the garlic, add the zucchini strings. 5Toss continuously as they cook until al dente; 5 to 7 minutes. Do not over cook! 6Stir in the tomatoes, basil, and parmesan cheese. Cook for one minute. 7Use tongs to transfer the noodles, tomatoes, and basil to a serving dish. 8Leave the liquid in the skillet. 9Bring the liquid to a simmer. 10Combine cornstarch and cold water in a small bowl then whisk into the simmering liquid. 11Cook, while whisking, until the liquid thickens to a sauce; about 1 minute. 12Taste the sauce and season with salt. 13Pour the sauce over the zucchini, tomatoes, and basil. 14Finish with more parmesan cheese on top and serve immediately. 15Serve with a glass of chilled white wine such as Fontamara Pinot Grigio close full screen 00:00 0 Reviews Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.