Creamy Zucchini Penne

Creamy Zucchini Penne

This fooodlove recipe for creamy zucchini penne transforms the humble courgette into a satisfying meal all the family will love!

  • 6 servings
  • 25 mins
  • 667 kcal
  • VE
Creamy Zucchini Penne

This creamy zucchini penne (or courgette penne, for all my UK readers!) makes a healthy vegetable the star of the show. For this tasty dinner, the little tubes of penne are a great choice for catching the sauce, although rigatoni, maccheroni or even straight pasta like tagliatelle or spaghetti will do in a pinch.

When there are lots of palates around the table, especially with little ones, it can be hard to leave everybody in the family satisfied.  This is a dish that always succeeds for me in that regard! I am a veggie, but my family all eat meat. Nevertheless, this dish is a big hit, and a great no-meat meal to have in your repertoire.



For a lighter version of this recipe, reduce the double cream to 100ml and instead of adding 1 ladle of boiled water from the pasta, add 150ml.


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You will need about 25 minutes to make 6 servings of this recipe, which has approximately 667 calories each. Make sure you have all the ingredients and follow these 5 simple steps. If you have any questions, send me an email and I’d be more than happy to help!

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Creamy Zucchini Penne

It can be a real trial for the cook when there are lots of different palates around the dinner table! Although there are a few dietary differences in our family, this creamy courgette pasta is a real crowd-pleaser, every time.

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Malina15 Nov, 23 @ 6:22pm

This was a fantastic recipe! I added my own twist as I’ve added a tsp of basil and a tsp of oregano. Would strongly recommend!

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