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Italian-Style Zucchini and Pasta

I just made this as a side dish for Easter and it was good.

  • 1/2 cup packaged dried elbow macraroni shells
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced or coarsely chopped carrot
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsps. olive oil or cooking oil
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can Italian style stewed tomatoes
  • 1 small zucchini, halved lenghwise and sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1/2 tsp. fennel seed, crushed
  • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
Cook the pasta according to directions on pckg. drain.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook onion, carrot, and garlic in hot oil for 5 minutes or till tender.
Add tomatoes, zucchini, fennel seed, and crushed red pepper.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes.
Stir in pasta.
Heat through.
Makes 4 side dish servings.