This courgette pasta recipe is delicious, nutritious and super easy to make!
If your freezer is ready for you to fill with delicious food, this is a delicious batch cooking freezer friendly recipe that’s just perfect for making ahead. The benefits of batch cooking include saving money, wasting less food and spending more time in the evenings with your family. This way, you can always have a meal waiting for you at the end of the day. It’s a great way to make weeknight cooking manageable.
I hope you enjoy this scrumptious courgette recipe! It’s a staple in our house. I make it often and the whole family absolutely adores it.
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Guilt-Free Courgette Pasta with Ricotta
This recipe is delicious, nutritious and super easy to make!
- 400g your favourite pasta
- 3tbsp olive oil
- 2 clove garlic, crushed
- 3 courgettes, trimmed and cut into slices
- 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
- 250g ricotta
- 2tbsp chopped mint
- 2tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley
- Grated zest 1 lemon
- Extra olive oil, to drizzle
- 70g grated Parmesan
Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling salted water.
While the pasta is cooking, heat the oil in a pan and add the garlic and courgettes.
Cook until the courgettes are beginning to brown, this should take about 6 mins.
Stir in the chilli flakes and ricotta and cook, stirring until warmed through.
Drain the pasta, reserving half a cup of water, and return to the pan.
Add the courgette mixture and mix through. If it’s a little dry for your taste, add the reserved water.
Sprinkle with the herbs and lemon zest.
Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and serve with Parmesan, enjoy!
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