Summer Squash and Bow Tie Pasta

Summer Squash and Bow Tie Pasta

Adapted from Vegetarian Times
Serves 8

1 pound bow tie pasta (or pasta of your liking)
2-3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic or 1 bunch scallions, sliced
2 large carrots, grated
pinch of sea salt
pinch freshly ground pepper
2-3 medium summer squash, shredded into long pieces

Dressing Ingredients:
1/2 c. olive oil and vinegar vinaigrette
2-3 teaspoons prepared mustard or horseradish
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1.Salad: prepare the pasta according to the package directions; drain and rinse with cool water. In a large skillet, heat the oil and saute the garlic or scallions for 1 minute. Add the carrots, sprinkle with salt and pepper and stir frequently until the carrots are slightly wilted.

2. Add the squash and cook, stirring constantly, about 1 minute. Transfer to a large bowl and spread out the vegetables to cool. Add the pasta to the vegetables.

3. Combine all the the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Stir well and pour over the past mixture. Toss lightly. Garnish if desired.

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