Pesto Pasta Salad



1 lb. pasta (your choice)

1 lg. or 2 sm. zucchini, halved and thinly sliced

1 tomato, seeded and diced

1/2 c. olive oil

1/2 c. basil pesto or chopped fresh basil

1/2 c. slivered almonds, toasted

1/2 c. shredded parmesan cheese

juice of a half lemon

1/2 t. minced garlic (optional)

salt and pepper to taste


Cook and drain pasta well. In a large bowl, combine al remaining ingredients. Add pasta and toss. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Recipe courtesy of The Butcher Shoppe.