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Pasta with swordfish and zucchini, the fresh and summer first course

pasta with swordfish and zucchini

Let yourself be intoxicated by the fresh taste of pasta with swordfish and courgettes. All the flavor of the sea together with the simplicity of courgette!

Pasta with swordfish and zucchini is a delicious and light first course that is very simple to prepare: it will take very little time but it will be necessary to use fresh fish to obtain an amazing result. And what’s better than getting to work with this recipe in the period of maximum flavor of the two main ingredients? The courgettes with their genuineness will marry perfectly with the delicious and fresh taste of swordfish.

It will also be an excellent dish to be enjoyed cold with a rest time of one hour in the refrigerator. Flavored with aromatic herbs, this first course will be ideal for an elegant family lunch.

pasta with swordfish and zucchini
pasta with swordfish and zucchini

Preparation of the pasta recipe with swordfish and zucchini

  1. Wash, peel and cut the courgettes into cubes . Clean the swordfish by removing the side skin and then cutting it into chunks .
  2. Heat two turns of oil in a pan and add the garlic and swordfish.
  3. Heat for 1 minute and deglaze with white wine. Let it evaporate for a few minutes and add the courgettes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes , stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat and flavor with chopped parsley.
  5. Remove the garlic from the sauces in the pan and grate the lemon zest.
  6. Boil the pasta al dente in boiling salted water, then transfer it directly to the pan and toss with the fish and courgettes for a few minutes .
  7. Serve and decorate with chopped parsley and a light sprinkling of pepper on the surface.

Quick and easy recipe variations and tips

Combine this recipe with the type of pasta you prefer: fusilli, penne or long pasta such as linguine and fettuccine. You can substitute parsley with thyme, basil or other herbs of your choice. The addition of chopped pistachio and black olives will give crunchiness and aroma to the recipe.

Taste the pasta with swordfish, courgettes and cherry tomatoes: the tomatoes will form a tasty sauce that will perfectly enrich your fish dish. If you blend the cooked zucchini you will make a creamier version of this recipe.


It is preferable to immediately consume the pasta with swordfish and zucchini, but if it should be left over, keep it in the refrigerator for a maximum of one day in an airtight container. It will also be pleasant to taste cold.

For other ideas that smell of the sea, we recommend the recipe for pasta with sole sauce and pasta alla carlofortina with fresh tuna !

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