Zero Waste PASTA Recipe


1 box of pasta (linguine, Gemelli, any kind will do) 

recycle the cardboard box 

1 1/4 tbsp olive oil

1 1/4 oz parmesan

1 1/2 zucchini

3 oz plain greek yogurt

1 1/2 tomatoes

1/2 lemon

1 clove garlic

salt & pepper

Farfalle (Pasta Bows) - Fairway Foodservice


1. Boil water and cook pasta per the instructions on the box

2. In a pan, sautee the garlic in olive oil for 30 seconds to a minute on medium heat. Add tomatoes and zucchini and continue cooking for 5-7 minutes.

3. Combine yogurt and lemon in a bowl and stir.

4. When pasta is done cooking, add it to the yogurt sauce along with the tomatoes and zucchini.

5. Top with parmesan, salt & pepper

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