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Pasta with sausage and zucchini sauce, a simple first course

zucchini and sausage pasta

Zucchini and sausage pasta is really prepared in 10 minutes and is perfect as a main dish. Let’s see how it is also prepared in the version with cream.

We love quick and easy recipes, especially when it comes to pasta dishes where the sauce is ready exactly in the cooking time of the pasta . This is the case of zucchini and sausage pasta, tasty beyond imagination and also perfect as a single dish given the presence of meat and vegetables. You will hardly succeed someone who does not appreciate it, also because the sausage and zucchini sauce is really tasty.

In short, it is a simple first course that is worth having in your repertoire for emergency situations and beyond. Not to mention the variant with cream , perhaps a bit ’80s, but truly irresistible with its unique creaminess. Our advice is to choose a short pasta format, excellent penne and fusilli, so that they capture the flavor of the sauce well.

zucchini and sausage pasta
zucchini and sausage pasta

How to prepare the zucchini and sausage pasta recipe

  1. First wash the courgettes, remove the ends and cut them in half lengthwise, then cut them into slices. Finely chop the rosemary.
  2. In a pan pour a drizzle of oil, add the clove of garlic, the courgettes and the sausage without the casing and crumbled with your hands. Scented with rosemary.
  3. Let it all brown over high heat then lower it and cook for 10 minutes adding salt. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in abundant salted water for the time indicated on the package.
  4. Once ready, drain and toss in a pan with the sauce and, if needed, one or two tablespoons of cooking water to make it creamier. Complete with freshly ground pepper and distribute on plates. For an extra touch of flavor, add a sprinkling of grated Parmesan.

Staying on the subject of delicious recipes, also try the cream, sausage and courgette pasta variant. To prepare it, simply add 200 ml of fresh cream or into the briquette after having browned the sausage and courgettes and let it cook for about ten minutes.

True, first courses with sausage and zucchini are irresistible but if you try our zucchini and sausage meatballs you will realize that this combination always works.


The sausage and courgette pasta can be kept in the refrigerator for 2-3 days in an airtight container. We advise you to reheat it in a pan or microwave before consuming it.

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