Recipe by Chef John
"Rotelle pasta, an assortment of colorful sweet and hot pepper rings, and slices of zucchini make the wheels in this easy summer pasta. There are all types of summer vegetables you can use, and if you have some leftover chicken you're trying to sneak into something, this would be perfect."
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chopped green onions
zucchini - alternating strips of peel removed lengthwise and zucchini sliced
salt and ground black pepper to taste
seeded and sliced jalapeno peppers
seeded and sliced red Fresno chile peppers
seeded and sliced yellow mini bell pepper
seeded and sliced orange mini bell pepper
2 1/2 cups
chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, divided
freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
We found this to be an enjoyable low calorie meal, but I thought the sweet and spicy flavors would be more bold. Tasted most strongly of canned tomato sauce, but the zucchini, peppers, and pasta were a nice array of textures. Not something I would make again without a lot of changes, but I really liked the concept.
I am vegetarian so I substituted the fish with a mock spicy sausage- green onion for yellow onion- also had to sub the yellow and orange peppers for a green bell pepper!! Everything else was the same! Just used what I had at home!! Just the right amount of spice and sweetness!! Thank you for the recipe- my neighbor gave me a bag of fresnos and I had no idea what to do with them-- now I have a better understanding!:)
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Hot Wheels Pasta
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 269
** Calories from Fat: 78
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