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Pasta with Creamy Zucchini Sauce


  • 1 pound rotini or shell pasta
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 large minced garlic clove
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 pound fresh zucchini, scrubbed and coarsely grated
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

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  1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water and drain, set aside.
  2. Heat oil in pasta pot over moderate heat and add garlic, cook 1/2 minute.
  3. Return pasta to pot and toss to coat with oil/garlic.
  4. Add cheeses and toss again.
  5. Add remaining ingredients and continue to toss over moderate heat until cheese and moisture from zucchini coat pasta with a light sauce.
  6. Serve immediately with additional cheese if desired.

Serves 4.

Posted by bettyboop50 at Recipe Goldmine May 9, 2001.