Quick and delicious pasta recipe with courgettes and dried tomatoes | igotitfrommymaman.com
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Quick and delicious Pasta with Zucchini

This quick and delicious pasta recipe is ideal for days when you crave a homemade meal with fresh ingredients but don’t have much time or energy to stand in the kitchen for hours.

Quick and delicious pasta recipe with zucchini and dried tomatoes | igotitfrommymaman.com

It doesn’t require many ingredients either; any kind of short cut pasta will work, 1 zucchini (or courgette as we call them here in the UK), 4 small tomatoes, dried tomatoes in oil, and a bit of parmesan. In 20 minutes you can create a delicious, healthy homemade dinner.

Quick and delicious pasta recipe with courgettes and dried tomatoes | igotitfrommymaman.com


Quick and Delicious Pasta with Zucchini (Courgette) and Dried Tomatoes

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword easy recipe, Pasta, quick dinner, vegetarian, weekday dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pasta (200 grams) (I used Fusilli Tricolore)
  • 1 medium zucchini (courgette)
  • 4 small tomatoes
  • 8 dried tomatoes in oil
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • parmesan (to your liking)
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • salt (to taste)

Instructions

  1. Chop the courgette, tomatoes, dried tomatoes and garlic.

  2. Boil approx. 2 litre of water in a pan. Salt the water generously and put in the pasta.

  3. Heat another pan, add the olive oil, then add the courgette. Let it fry for about 10 minutes.

  4. Add the chopped garlic and let it fry for another 2 minutes. 

  5. Add the dried and fresh tomatoes. Turn the heat to low. Season with salt and pepper.

  6. Add 3 tbsp of pasta water to the veg.
  7. When the pasta is al dente drain it and straight away add it to the veg. Combine everything well and let it sit 2 minutes.

  8. Sprinkle with parmesan and serve.

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