Vegetable Pasta with Garlic, Chilli and Olive Oil Recipe

  • 20 Min
  • 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ tsp chilli - dried or fresh
  • 4 zucchinis
  • 1 broccoli flower
  • Olive oil
  • 500g spaghetti or pasta of your choice
  • Fresh mint
  • Salt and pepper
  • Parmesan – to serve

To Serve

Serve hot with plenty of black pepper, some shavings of quality parmesan and extra chilli for those who enjoy a bit of spice.

Method

  1. Peel and finely slice 2 cloves of garlic.
  2. Cut the zucchinis into rounds.
  3. Section the broccoli into small bite sized florets.
  4. Slowly heat 2-3 tablespoons of good quality olive oil in a fry pan.
  5. Add a sprinkling of chilli (fresh or dried). Warm until flavours have infused.
  6. Bring the oil up to heat (being careful not to burn the garlic) and fry off zucchini rounds until just cooked.
  7. Add a handful of torn mint leaves.
  8. Take off the heat and set aside.
  9. Bring the water to the boil in a large saucepan.
  10. Cook your preferred pasta as per the pack instructions.
  11. Drain the pasta in a colander.
  12. Combine the pasta with the oil/garlic/zucchinis and place back on the heat to warm through.