Creamy courgette pasta

A tasty courgette pasta ready in 25 minutes – vegetarian recipe

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 445
  • fat 14g
  • saturates 6g
  • carbs 69g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 16g
  • salt 0.28g


  • 350g rigatoni or other pasta shapes
  • 3 medium courgettes halved lengthways and thinly sliced
  • half a grated zest lemon
  • 100g softened cheese with garlic and herbs
  • 3 tbsp milk


  1. Bring a large pan of lightly salted water to the boil, then cook the pasta according to pack instructions.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a frying pan, then add the courgettes. Cook for 5 mins until softened and lightly golden. Reduce the heat, then add the lemon zest. Gently cook for a further min, add the soft cheese and milk, then mix together until the cheese melts. Season to taste.

  3. Drain the pasta and return to the pan. Add the contents of the frying pan and stir well. Serve immediately.

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