Basil Pesto Pasta with Zucchini and Mint

Basil Pesto Pasta with Zucchini and Mint Recipe
Photo: Anna Williams

Recipe from

Real Simple

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 825
Caloriesfromfat 51 %
Fat 47 g
Satfat 1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 356 mg
Carbohydrate 89 g
Fiber 6 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 19 g


1 tablespoon olive oil
2 small zucchini, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, torn


Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the zucchini, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in the mint leaves. Spoon over the pasta with basil pesto.

Sara Quessenberry,

Real Simple

May 2007
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