Delightful Zucchini and Pasta

Sent in by Arlington shareholder Colleen O’Bryant

3/4 pound of orzo (or broken spaghetti in a pinch)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 small chopped onion
3 medium or 2 large zucchini GRATED (it’s key)
Salt and Pepper to taste
3 sprigs of Thyme (any kind) stem on
Squeeze of lemon
1/4 cup grated Parmesan or any hard yellow cheese

Cook pasta with about 1 tablespoon of salt for about 12 minutes.
Reserve about 1 cup of pasta water after draining.
Saute in Olive oil and butter on low to medium heat. Add onion, zucchini, and thyme. Season with salt and pepper to taste and saute til soft and slightly browned. Deglaze the pan with the lemon juice first then add about 1/2 pasta water and pasta
to pan to finish. Add parmesean cheese and fresh thyme after all done.
Excellent alone or with roasted chicken. Kids will love this!