With Barilla Pesto and Zucchini

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  • Skill
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Ingredients for 4 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Linguine
  • 1 jar Barilla® Traditional Basil Pesto
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups (1 pound) zucchini, sliced and quartered
  • ½ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, thinly sliced, not grated
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. 1
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil
  2. 2
    Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat
  3. 3
    Add, onion and sauté for 3-4 minute or until tender
  4. 4
    Add garlic and zucchini, sauté for 2 minutes then season with salt and pepper to taste
  5. 5
    Cook the pasta according to the directions, reserve ½ cup of the cooking water
  6. 6
    Drain the pasta and combine with the zucchini
  7. 7
    Add the pesto and ½ cup cooking water and stir to combine
  8. 8
    Remove from the heat and garnish with cheese

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