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Spaghetti & zucchini marinara

25 - 30 minutes (15 minutes)
Serves 2
    100g spaghetti
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 celery stalk, finely diced
  • 1 small carrot, grated
  • 3 tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 410g can no-added- salt chopped tomatoes
  • 250g marinara mix (*see tip)
  • 2 small zucchini, spiralised (**see tip)
  • 3 tablespoons parsley, roughly chopped + 1 teaspoon to garnish
Cook spaghetti according to packet instructions until al dente. Drain,
reserving 1/2 cup pasta water. Set aside.

Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, celery,
and carrot and cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened.

Add tomatoes and can of chopped tomatoes and simmer for 10-15 minutes,
stirring occasionally until slightly thickened.

Add marinara mix, and spiralised zucchini, cover with a lid and cook for
3-4 minutes until seafood is cooked and zucchini has lightly softened.

Add spaghetti, 1/2 cup pasta water, and parsley and toss gently until pasta
is well coated, and the sauce has slightly thickened.

Divide spaghetti between 2 bowls and garnish with parsley

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