Light Zucchini Cream for Pasta
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium carrot, roughly grated (reserve 1 tablespoon for garnish, if desired)
1 medium zucchini, roughly grated (reserve 1 tablespoon for garnish, if desired)
2 garlic cloves, minced
olive oil or cooking spray, as needed
salt and pepper, to taste
oregano or basil, to taste
10 ounces pasta, to serve
1. Bring water to boil and start cooking pasta according to package directions.
2. In a skillet, fry onion and carrot in some olive oil (or use cooking spray) until onion is clear. Add grated zucchini and garlic and saute for 5 minutes. Season with salt, to taste.
3. Transfer mixture into blender and run it until the sauce gets all creamy. Taste again, add pepper and other seasonings.
4. When pasta is done, drain it. Return sauce to a skillet, add pasta and heat a minute or so.