Vegan & Vegetarian

Delicious Summer Squash and Bow-Tie Pasta

If you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious vegan, vegetarian, and low-fat meal, this zesty summer squash and bow-tie pasta dish is an excellent choice. This dish is packed with flavor and is completely dairy-free. The zucchini and yellow squash give the pasta a fresh and light flavor while the shallots add a nice sweetness. The honey and dill weed give it a unique zesty edge. Serve this dish with a side of roasted vegetables for a healthy and satisfying dinner.

Ingredients used:

For 6 people

  • 2 - Dried bow-tie pasta
  • 1 - Zucchini - thinly sliced
  • 1 - Yellow squash - thinly sliced
  • 1/4 - Shallots - finely chopped
  • 2 - Butter or margarine
  • 3/4 - Chicken broth
  • 1/4 - Lemon juice
  • 1 - Cornstarch
  • 1 - Honey
  • 1/2 - Dried dill weed
  • 1/8 - Salt
  • 2 - Parmesan cheese - finely shredded (or parmesan cheese alternative)

Recipe steps:

  • Cook the pasta in a large saucepan according to the instructions on the package, adding the zucchini and yellow squash for the last three minutes.
  • Drain the pasta and vegetables, returning them to the saucepan.
  • Meanwhile, cook the shallots in hot margarine in a smaller saucepan until they become tender.
  • In a small bowl mix together the chicken broth, lemon juice, cornstarch, honey, dill weed and salt. Pour the mixture over the shallots and cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  • Cook and stir for two minutes longer then pour the mixture over the pasta and vegetables. Toss gently to coat everything.
  • Before serving, sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the dish.

This zesty summer squash and bow-tie pasta is a great way to make a vegan, vegetarian, and low-fat meal. It is full of flavor and is sure to be a hit with the entire family. Serve this delicious dish with a side of roasted vegetables for a healthy and satisfying dinner.