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- 4 ServingsServings
- 1 pound Rotini, Twists or Spirals, uncooked
- 8 medium cloves garlic, peeled
- 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
- 1/2 tsp. dried rosemary, crushed
- 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
- 3 medium zucchini, coarsely grated (about 5-6 cups)
1 Preheat oven or toaster oven to 450 F.
2 Lay a 12-inch square piece of foil on the counter and put the garlic on it.
3 Sprinkle the thyme and rosemary over the garlic.
4 Pour the oil over the garlic and herbs. Draw up the edges of the foil and make a sealed packet. Bake 20 minutes.
5 While the garlic is baking, cook pasta according to package directions.
6 Two minutes before pasta is done, add the zucchini to the pasta cooking water.
7 Cook two minutes. Drain zucchini and pasta.
8 Open the foil and mash the garlic lightly with a spoon.
9 Toss with the pasta and zucchini, season with salt and pepper and serve.
Source: National Pasta Association