Cheesy Zucchini Pasta Recipe: This Quick 5-Ingredient Pasta Recipe Is Ready in 15 Minutes by Donna John

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2 years ago

Cheesy Zucchini Pasta Recipe: This Quick 5-Ingredient Pasta Recipe Is Ready in 15 Minutes

Faced with just a few fresh ingredients to work with, and needing to put dinner on the table quickly, my food creativity kicked in. Grated zucchini was quickly cooked with fresh garlic and tossed with noodles, olive oil and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. 

From that night on, "that zucchini yummy pasta stuff" was frequently requested by my family. Go, me! This would be a fun pasta recipe to serve on St. Patrick's Day!

Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6


Here's how to make it:

  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet. Add the grated zucchini and garlic. Cook about 3 to 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Add the cooked pasta and Parmesan cheese. Mix well. Serve with additional grated Parmesan cheese.

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Julie Rose
This looks easy and yummy.
Elisa Schmitz
It almost looks like pesto. What a simply delicious recipe, Donna John !
My whole family will agree on this one.

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