Penne With Zucchini and Ricotta

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Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is one of my all time favorites and it is super easy. I love zucchini and pasta dishes. Combined, it is fantastic. I will usually throw in some extra veggies; mushrooms, red peppers, onions, - whatever I have in my fridge that would be yummy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil and garlic on medium 2 minutes, or until garlic is golden.
  2. Add zucchini, salt and pepper.
  3. Cook over medium heat 6-7 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions, al dente.
  5. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water.
  6. Add penne and reserved cooking water to skillet.
  7. Add ricotta and Parmesan cheeses and marjoram.
  8. Toss ingredients in skillet 3 minutes over medium heat, or until sauce thickens.