Fresh Zucchini Pasta Sauce

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  • Published Apr 25th
  • Ready In1h 15m
  • Servings4
  • Calories239
This recipe is so incredibly simple and so incredibly delicious! The hot pasta cooks the zucchini in the bowl!

Fresh Zucchini Pasta Sauce Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Fresh Zucchini Pasta Sauce for 4 servings:

  • 2 zucchini, grated
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1 (8 ounce) package angel hair pasta

Fresh Zucchini Pasta Sauce Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In1h 15m

To cook Fresh Zucchini Pasta Sauce, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Fresh Zucchini Pasta Sauce easily:

  1. 1 Mix zucchini and garlic together in a large bowl; stir in olive oil and salt. Set aside for flavors to blend, about 1 hour.
  2. 2 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook angel hair in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain and add to zucchini mixture. Toss to combine and slightly cook the zucchini.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 239 calories; 8.4 grams of fat; 35.1 grams of carbohydrates; 7.3 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 125 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 22nd 2017

    I only had one small zucchini, so I thought I'd try this recipe with reduced portions. Spiralized the zucchini to make "zoodles" then combined it in a large bowl with 1 1/2 TB of olive/canol ...

  2. May 11th 2016

    5-10-2016 ~This was a ho-hum dish for both Hubs and me tonight. The grated zucchini gave this an off-putting flavor of its rawness and it was difficult to get it to mix evenly and thorough ...

  3. Jun 17th 2015

    A really creative take on the traditional "olio e aglio" sauce! The point of such a sauce is that you like and want the strong, fresh taste of garlic (aglio). These sauces are not for the fa ...

  4. Mar 12th 2015

    I made this last night, using 3 very small cloves of garlic, and my husband and I found the garlic extremely overpowering, ruining what sounded like a good dish. We did add parmasean to it, ...

  5. Aug 27th 2014

    This is one of my favorites and I can't wait I make it again this weekend. I added a little extra olive oil, diced Roma tomatoes and basil. My entire family loved it.

  6. Aug 24th 2013

    Loved this recipe just as is. This was light tasty a huge hit with the family. Thank you!

  7. Aug 20th 2013

    Made this with whole wheat pasta and used more zucchini. I've never been a big fan of zucchini but have to admit this was a great way to prepare it. The zucchini stayed nice and crunchy. ...

  8. Aug 7th 2013

    i tried this recipe with angel hair pasta and also with rice noodles for gluten intolerant friend. Rice noodles were by far the best. added parmesan cheese. great cold. start here and go pla ...

  9. Aug 3rd 2013

    This was nice, fresh and light! Two things I think this needed to make it perfect for us was a bit more olive oil (maybe another 2-3 Tbsps., I didn't measure) and lots of grated parmesan che ...