La Mozzarella In Carrozza

Pasta with zucchini pesto

La Mozzarella In Carrozza - Pasta with zucchini pesto
Pasta with zucchini pesto, an easy pasta recipe, so tasty and good. A perfect recipe for spring!

Yields: 4   Prep: 5Min ~ Cooking Time: 10/15Min   Diff: Facile
- 280g Short pasta, like orecchiette
- 100g zucchini
- 30g Walnuts
- 6 Basil leaves
- 30g Parmesan cheese
- 20g Pecorino Grated cheese
- EV olive oil (80ml)
- Water, cold
- Salt, to taste


- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta until “al dente”.

- Make the zucchini pesto: remove the extremitites of the zucchini and cut into small pieces. Put them in a mixer and add all the other ingredients. Start mixing until creamy. If too thick, pour in some cold water.

- Drain pasta reserving some of its cooking water. Put in a large bowl and season with the zucchini pesto, stirring very well. Serve immediately with fresh basil leaves.


- Cut into thin rounds one zucchini and coat them into flour. Deep fry into vegetable oil until golden and crunchy. Serve on top of your pasta!