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Ziti with Zucchini and Feta

Ziti with Zucchini and Feta
Serves 4
Bright and zippy yet still hearty, this pasta dish makes use of your garden's bounty.
  1. 3 tablespoons olive oil
  2. 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  3. ½ pound zucchini or summer squash (or a mix), thinly sliced
  4. Sea salt, to taste
  5. Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  6. 12 ounces ziti
  7. 8 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  8. Pinch red pepper flakes
  1. ►Warm olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute. Add zucchini and/or summer squash with a pinch of salt and pepper and cook until softened and slightly crisped, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. ►Meanwhile, cook ziti according to package directions. Reserve 1 cup pasta water.
  3. ►Add cooked ziti to skillet and stir to combine. Add a generous splash of pasta water along with
  4. the feta and red pepper flakes. Taste and season with additional pepper flakes as necessary.
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Rebecca Haley-Park

Rebecca Haley-Park is culture's former editor and resident stinky cheese cheerleader. A native New Englander, she holds a BFA in creative writing from University of Maine at Farmington.

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