Carbohydrates: Fettuccine with Bell Peppers and Zucchinis in Coconut Sauce

rezept_kohlenhydrate_bandnudeln_paprika_zucchini_mittelA savory sauce over pasta of your choice. Coconut milk is the base and provides a rich and creamy flavor. This FCD recipe is not only easy to prepare but also lactose-free.

Serves: 4
Time: 
about 20 minutes
Level:
 easy

Ingredients:
1 lb fettuccine pasta (or pasta of your choice)
2 zucchini, chopped
3 red bell peppers, chopped
1 ¼ cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons of olive oil
salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

How to:

  1. Cook the pasta as per package instructions, drain and toss it in 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  2. In a large pan, sauté bell peppers for about 1 minute in 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  3. Add zucchini and sauté for 2 minutes.
  4. Add coconut milk and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  6. Add drained pasta to the sauce and toss until it is nicely coated with the sauce. Serve immediately.

Variation:
Replace bell peppers and zucchinis by broccoli, cut into florets.

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