Baked Penne,Corn,Zucchini & Basil

 

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Got this recipe from WilliamSonoma.com & it is one of my favorite pasta dishes.Kitchen tested many times,very tasty & very good dish most especially for kids who don’t like eating “veggies” or vegetables & lack fiber in their diet.

INGREDIENTS:1/2-1 lb.Penne,cook

as per package direction,rinse  under cold water,set aside

1 tbsp.garlic,sliced

6 oz Mozzarela cheese,grated

1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil

1/4-1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

Corn kernels from 2-3 ears of corns

2 oz Parmigiano Reggiano cheese,grated

1/2 yellow onion,diced

1 tbsp.tomato paste ,6 tbsp.olive oil,divided

1 small can of tomato sauce or 2 pcs.of sliced tomatoes

Salt & pepper

8 zucchini so,cut into half moons

 

PROCEDURE:In a non-stick skillet over medium heat warm 2 tbsp.oil,add the  corn kernels,season with salt & pepper,cook stirring occasionally until golden brown(6-8 minutes),set aside.Add oil to the pan until warm,add zucchini,season with salt & pepper until golden brown(6-8 minutes) set aside to the bowl with corn.Saute the onion then garlic until translucent (2 minutes),Stir in tomatoes,oregano,paper flakes(5minutes)Stir in tomato paste cook(1minute) Add the wine & cook until the wine has reduced sauce fairly thick(3 minutes)Add the pasta,tomato sauce,basil,Mozzarela & 1/2 of the Parmigiano to the bowl with the vegetables. Stir in to combine,Transfer to the fry pan & sprinkle the remaining Parmigiano on top.Transfer that special kind of pan  shown in the picture to the oven.Bake for 20-25 minutes@ 350 degrees until golden brown on top.Serves 8.

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