Gluten Free Spaghetti

With Zucchini & Aromatic Herb Pesto



Ingredients for 6 people;

  • 1 box Barilla® Gluten Free Spaghetti
  • 5 medium zucchini peeled and ¼ inch diced
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 1 clove garlic peeled and diced
  • 10 leaves fresh basil chopped
  • 10 leaves fresh parsley chopped
  • 5 leaves fresh mint chopped
  • 2 tablespoons romano cheese grated
  • 8 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • salt and black pepper to taste


  1. 1
    Bring large pot of water to a boil, season with salt
  2. 2
    Peel zucchini and reserve the centers
  3. 3
    Process peel with pine nuts, garlic, herbs, cheese, salt and pepper in a blender until smooth
  4. 4
    Drizzle in 6 tablespoons of olive oil, blend well to make pesto
  5. 5
    Sauté zucchini's diced inner portion in a large skillet over medium heat for one minute
  6. 6
    Cook pasta according to package directions
  7. 7
    Drain pasta and toss with pesto and diced zucchini in a large mixing bowl before serving

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