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This simple dish is an excellent way to use up some of your zucchini bumper crop. Top with fresh tomatoes and you’ve got a light pasta perfect for a warm evening!

Penne with Zucchini Recipe

Rating: 41

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Serving Size: 8


  • 1 Pound Fettucine Pasta
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons Garlic, minced
  • 2 Zucchini, diced
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 Cup Fresh Basil, chopped
  • 4 Plum/ Roma Tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese


  1. Bring a large pot of well salted water to boiling and cook the pasta in it according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet heat the oil until hot then add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Stir in the zucchini, salt and pepper flakes and simmer for five minutes.
  3. Divide the pasta between 8 plates and top with zucchini sauce. Sprinkle with tomatos and parmesan cheese.
  4. Serve and enjoy!