Barilla® Tomato Basil Penne with Zucchini & Garlic

  • 323
  • 12g
    Total Fat
  • 47g
    Total Carbohydrate
  • 9g
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Penne Pasta Recipe with Zucchini, Tomato, Basil & Garlic

Looking for a tasty penne recipe? Try this tomato basil penne pasta with sauteéd zucchini and garlic. It's a quick and easy pasta recipe that can be ready within 30 minutes.


Ingredients for 8 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Penne
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced thin
  • 1 pound plum tomatoes, chopped (may substitute 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes)
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, torn
  • 1/3 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, grated


  1. 1
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. 2
    Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. 3
    Add garlic and sauté 1-2 minutes or until garlic turns golden in color.
  4. 4
    Add zucchini to skillet and sauté for an additional 3 minutes.
  5. 5
    Add the tomatoes and basil; simmer 2 minutes, season with salt and pepper.
  6. 6
    Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  7. 7
    Drain pasta and toss with sauce.
  8. 8
    Sprinkle with cheese and serve.

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