Pork and Pasta with Garlic and Basil

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Fresh basil, fresh garlic, and fresh tomatoes make this easy one dish meal awesome! :o)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook linguini in boiling salted water for 2 minutes, drain and keep warm.
  2. Cut zucchini lenthwise into 1/4 inch slices, then cut each slice into 1/4 inch strips.
  3. Cook pork and half of minced garlic, cooking and stirring until pork is no longer pink.
  4. Break up pork into small pieces as you cook.
  5. Remove pork from skillet and drain off grease.
  6. In same skillet, heat oil until hot.
  7. Add zucchini and remaining garlic, and cook and stir until zucchini is tender (about 5 minutes).
  8. Add tomatoes, basil, and salt and pepper to cooked zucchini, and cook until tomatoes are heated through, about 2 minutes.
  9. Add pork and linguini, and stir until thoroughly heated.
  10. Sprinkle with cheese and serve.


Most Helpful

Exceptionally good supper! We were in the midst of painting, and got hungry. I had this fixed so fast! I uped the garlic to 4 cloves, love that stuff! Let the zucchini get just crisp tender, and added the fresh tomatoes. SO good. All we added was a loaf of italian bread and glasses of a red rose. Very good!! Thanks Terri!!

MizzNezz June 08, 2002

Wonderful pasta dish! I doubled the recipe and used the dried boxed noodles. Being single, I love recipes like this that are fast and easy to prepare and can be reheated for leftovers! Thanks Terri, this one's a keeper!

yooper June 06, 2002

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