This is too delicious to be overseen and yet really lazy…

Laziness Factor: 1

[where 0 is eating a potato chip and 4 is discovering a new species]

Ingredients for 4 servings:

– 500g fusilli

– 100g mushrooms

– 1 zucchini

– 3-4 sun-dried tomatoes

– 150-200g blue cheese or Roquefort

– 2 garlic cloves

– salt, pepper, olive oil

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1.

Start by boiling the pasta in salted water as indicated on the package.

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2.

Heat some olive oil and then add the garlic, the mushrooms -chopped in halves or thirds- and the grated zucchini. Also add as much salt and pepper as you like.

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3.

In 5 minutes, add the cream, the cheese and the tomatoes cut in small pieces.

Hopefully, a couple of minutes later the pasta will be ready, so drain it, add it into the sauce and stir.

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4.

After serving, add some freshly ground pepper. You don’t need to add extra cheese.

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Lazy pasta alternative:

If you’re not fond of blue cheese, try some fresh mozzarella, spanish queso fresco or greek feta (but don’t add extra salt in this last case).

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The recipe presented above is Fusilli with zucchini, blue cheese and mushrooms and it belongs to the vegetarian category.

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Although it's hard to tell which country pasta originates from (whether it's Italy or China), the history of pasta is long and interesting.

Truth be told, pasta has become popular as an ingredient of the Italian cuisine and it forms part of the Mediterranean diet. Pasta dishes can be ordered and devoured in various Italian restaurants all around the world.

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