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Piccata (without Meat) in 10 minutes

Iron Tribe coach Eric Brown
Enjoy this simple dish inspired by an Italian favorite!
5 from 1 vote
Course Main
Cuisine Italian


  • 1 zucchini halved lengthwise then cut crosswise into ΒΌ-inch pieces
  • 4 oz orzo pasta or any "small-sized" pasta
  • 1/2 lb cocktail tomatoes or cherry or diced Roma (if cocktail, quarter them; if cherry, half them)
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • 2 tbsp of Greek non-fat 0% yogurt
  • 1 lemon quartered


  • Cook pasta for 7 to 9 minutes, drain and return to pot. Add Greek yogurt, salt and pepper to
  • heated pan with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil (or your preference). Add zucchini, chopped garlic and capers. Stir for 3 to 4 minutes. Combine and drizzle with the juice of one lemon wedge (or your desired amount).
  • Feel free to add your desired protein! Chicken Piccata is a traditional Italian favorite. If you do choose a protein, it will add even more dynamics to this simple dish!
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