One Pot Mint & Zucchini Pasta


Author Notes: Are you ready to be seduced by veggies?
It’s your turn to fall in love with this super tasty zucchini pasta from scratch: it will be your new showpiece!
Plus… it really takes minutes to be done and you have just one pan to wash!
Claudia | Gourmet Project

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 3 zucchini
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 1 small fresh spring onion
  • 160 grams pasta (penne rigate)
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 bunch mint (fresh pennyroyal)
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Thinly dice zucchini and chop onion and mint.
  2. Place olive oil and all the other ingredients (except lemon zest) on a large pot or pan. Add 3 times the pasta weight in water (160 gr pasta = 480 gr water) and turn the heat on high.
  3. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the pasta is almost cooked. Add the lemon zest, stir, taste pasta and if necessary add a little more water to finish the cooking.
  4. Serve with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese, not too much or you’ll cover the wonderful delicate flavors of this dish!

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