Sunday, July 6, 2014

Summer Spaghetti with Zucchini and Corn

            Hello everyone. I hope y'all are having a wonderful Summer and enjoying all the
            beautiful food that is in season right now. Food tastes so fresh and wonderful -
            during the Summer. Shop at your local farmer's market, the fruits and vegetables
            are so perfect and bountiful. What are you enjoying this Summer?

                                                   Summer Spaghetti with Zucchini and Corn

                                                   1 box of spaghetti
                                                   3 zucchinis
                                                   2 cups corn
                                                   3 garlic cloves
                                                   2 to 3 tablespoons butter
                                                   2 tablespoons olive oil
                                                   salt and pepper
                                                   1 teaspoon oregano
                                                   1/2 teaspoon each of onion and garlic powder
                                                   1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes ( optional )
                                                   1/2 cup feta

         1) Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

         2) In the meantime in a large skillet, heat olive oil and butter until melted.
         Add zucchini and cook for a few minutes, add garlic and cook for 2 more
         minutes. Add corn and all spices. Cook until corn is done. Turn heat off
         and add feta.

         3) Drain pasta. I like to add pasta to the plate and spoon on the vegetables and
         top with extra feta.

           Note - this meal is great served with grilled lemon chicken and garlic bread.

           I like to add a little butter to the warm pasta and save a little 1/2 cup pasta water.


  1. There's nothing better than summer pasta with fresh corn!

  2. Yummy!!!! Boy you have been traveling all over the place!! Fun!!
    xo Kris

  3. Yay, she's back! And, with such a yummy, summery pasta dish. Love this one, Val. I've been working on recipes with feta lately. Can't get enough!

  4. I love everything about this! It's so fresh and summery!

  5. I can not wait to make this! I want to reach thru the screen and stuff my face!

  6. mmmm i love me some zucchini! i need to make this soon. xo jillian - stop by! I'm hosting a Capri Blue Candle Giveaway! cornflake dreams 

  7. My stomach just growled. I'm so hungry and this looks absolutely divine.

  8. honestly it looks like the best spaghetti I have ever seen. The beautiful pearls of cheese on top make it for me:)

  9. This looks so great and a perfect dish for Summer. Going to try soon! I hope you are having a wonderful Summer, my friend! I so much enjoy keeping up with you on Instagram!

  10. I was drooling when you posted this on IG. I put the ingredients on my grocery list for the week!

  11. YUM! this is our kind of food!! Love all the ingredients in this one. Have a great summer!

  12. Looks delish. Hope your having a wonderful summer!


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