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    Amie  Valpone

    Gluten-Free Summer Corn Pasta Salad

    Reviewed and edited by a celiac disease expert.

    A perfect dish for your summer BBQ or picnic!

    Gluten-Free and Vegan

    Gluten-Free Summer Corn Pasta SaladIngredients:

    • 1/2 pound gluten-free penne pasta
    • 3 large zucchini, thinly sliced crosswise
    • 4 baby portabello mushrooms, thinly sliced
    • 1 (10oz.) package frozen corn kernels, thawed and drained
    • 4 cups fresh spinach
    • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest
    • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
    • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 chives, finely chopped
    • ¼ tsp. chili powder
    • ½ tsp. sea salt
    • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper


    1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain pasta, transfer to a large bowl, and toss with zucchini, mushrooms, corn and spinach. Set aside.
    2. In a small mixing bowl, combine lemon zest, juice, olive oil, chives, red pepper, sea salt and black pepper; whisk well to combine.
    3. Pour olive oil mixture over cooked pasta mixture; gently toss to combine.
    4. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately or cover and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
    5. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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    This recipe looks really good and I intend to make it the first chance I get, but don't you think a summer recipe should call for fresh corn instead of frozen corn given that corn is now in season?

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  • About Me

    Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer and Food Writer specializing in easy Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free recipes. Amie is the Editor-in-Chief of the gluten-free blog, The Healthy Apple. Amie shares her passion for and approach to "Clean Eating" by focusing on natural, whole foods and ingredients that are good for you and your body. Amie works with Whole Foods Market as their Gluten-Free Manhattan Cooking Instructor and is a Gluten-Free Industry Innovator when it comes to helping clients, the community, companies and client live a healthy and happy life. Visit her site at: thehealthyapple.com.

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