A super quick and easy meal for a busy weeknight- just saute zucchini and mushrooms, add marinara sauce, and add cooked pasta! A healthy, tasty, cheap vegetarian meal.
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Pappardelle with Zucchini, Mushrooms, and Marinara

A super quick and easy meal for a busy weeknight- just saute zucchini and mushrooms, add marinara sauce, and add cooked pasta! A healthy, tasty, cheap vegetarian meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Elizabeth Lindemann

Ingredients

  • 1 zucchini chopped
  • 1/2 lb. mushrooms chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic roughly chopped
  • 8 oz. pappardelle pasta or fettucini or spaghetti
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • olive oil
  • salt and papper to taste
  • parmesan cheese optional

Instructions

  • Boil pasta according to directions.
  • Meanwhile, Saute mushrooms, zucchini, and garlic in 2 tablespoons olive oil and salt and pepper to taste in a large skillet. After stirring initially, allow to sit undisturbed to allow the water from the vegetables to evaporate so the vegetables brown. (approximately 5 minutes)
  • Add marinara sauce to vegetables, stir, and allow to heat up.
  • Drain pasta and add to sauce and stir.
  • Serve with parmesan cheese and extra pepper.