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Lamb and Zucchini Fusilli Tossed with Basil Butter Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Katie Villa
Added: Friday, April 6, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
3 large shallots, chopped
8 ounces ground lamb
1 pound zucchini, trimmed, grated (about 3 1/2 cups)
1/4 cup dry white wine or 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 pound fusilli or other corkscrew pasta
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (about 2 1/2 ounces)

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in basil. Set aside. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and shallots and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Add lamb; sauté until cooked through, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high. Add zucchini and sauté until wilted, about 7 minutes. Add wine, reduce heat, and simmer until reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite, stirring occasionally. Drain. Return to pot. Add zucchini-lamb mixture and basil butter to pasta; toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer pasta to large bowl. Sprinkle with Parmesan.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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