Farfalle con i Zucchini

Pasta bows with courgettes

Preparation info
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Appears in
Pasta Italian Style

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1991

  • About

Pasta bows look and taste delectable and they are irresistible with courgettes. This is a good dish for vegetarians but also makes an excellent accompaniment to ham or roast pork.


  • 1 lb (450 g) farfalle or other short pasta shapes
  • 2 lb (900 <


Start the water boiling for the pasta. While you do this and cook the pasta until it is ‘al dente’, prepare the courgettes.

Wash and dry the courgettes and cut into thin rounds. Heat the oil in a large, heavy frying pan and sauté the garlic until it is golden; then remove and discard it. Sauté the courgettes in the oil very gently until they are soft, stirring from time to time so that