Linguine with Zucchini Carbonara

Italy's beloved pasta dish reimagined by adding sautéed zucchini slices.

Blue Box Linguine

Made with

Barilla Linguine

  • Prep
  • Cook
  • Skill

  • 370
  • 13g
    Total Fat
  • 43g
    Total Carbohydrate
  • 19g


Ingredients for 8 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Linguine
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium zucchini, julienne
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1 cup Pecorino Romano cheese, grated 
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  • Bring a large pot of water to boil.
  • In a bowl, mix egg yolks, 1/3 of the cheese and milk. Season with salt. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil and cook zucchini.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Reserve ½ cup of cooking water.
  • Mix pasta in the pan with zucchini.
  • Add egg yolk mixture and 2 tablespoons of cooking water. Combine well.
  • Add remaining cheese, mint, and mix. Season with salt and pepper.
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