By Janet Lee Staff Writer
Cooking on campus is not as hard as one might find it to be. Many people might think that it is impossible, but it could be simple if you give it a try. The kitchens in the dorm rooms are not any different from your kitchen at home. With the right utensils and the right ingredients, you can make a delicious meal right in your dorm! Here is a healthy and easy dorm room dish you can make: zucchini spaghetti.
Here is what you will need: - Pan - Zucchinni - Pre-cooked shrimp - Olive oil - Cherry tomatoes - Garlic - Onion - Lemon - Seasonings of choice - Feta cheese
First, slice the zucchini into lengthwise small strips, like spaghetti. Then, cut the tails off of the precooked shrimp and sauté the shrimp in olive oil, dried herbs and lemon, and set it aside. Next, cut the cherry tomatoes into bite size halves. After the cherry tomatoes are cut, chop the onions. Once all the vegetables are cut, set them aside. After this, sauté the strips of zucchini in a pan with olive oil. Then, add the cherry tomatoes and onions. Now the most important ingredient is garlic. If you are not too fond of garlic, just add a little, but if you are a fan of garlic, add as much as you want! The garlic adds so much to the flavor of the spaghetti. After garlic, add different seasonings of your choice. Now, you cannot forget about the shrimp. Add the shrimp as the last ingredient, before the feta cheese. Once all the ingredients are in the pan, let it sit until the zucchini is soft. Then add feta cheese and heat until it’s slightly melted. Finally, enjoy! This particular dish actually tastes better once it is cooled, so let it sit out in room temperature or put it in the refrigerator before eating. Hearing a dish called zucchini spaghetti might sound a little complicated, but once you try to whip it together, it is actually a pretty simple recipe. Just make sure you have all the ingredients and everything else you might need before cooking!