Fusilli with Zucchini and Pesto

Fusilli with Zucchini and Pesto


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A quick pasta I like to make with the zucchini from the garden and store bought pesto of any type.

Serves: 4 

  • 300g fusilli or penne pasta
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 400g zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons pesto
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:22min 

  1. Cook the fusilli according to packet instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons oil in a frypan and add the garlic, lemon zest, chilli flakes and zucchini. Fry 3 minutes until zucchini is browning.
  3. Drain the pasta and add to the frypan with the remaining olive oil, basil, pesto and salt and pepper. Warm through and serve.

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