Recipe By dave
Published Feb 15th
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Servings 4 - 8 servings Calories 431.8

Cream sauce with sauteed vegetables over bow tie noodles. Serves 4 as a main course, 6 to 8 for a first course.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 small zucchini, julienned
  • 2 onions, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ⅓ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 (16 ounce) package farfalle pasta
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add zucchini, and saute quickly until golden. Remove and set aside.
  2. 2 Add onion and garlic to the pan, and saute until golden. Stir in cream; increase heat, and boil until sauce is reduced by one third.
  3. 3 Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  4. 4 Add noodles, zucchini, 1/2 cup cheese, and salt and pepper to the cream sauce. Toss thoroughly until heated through. Serve immediately with additional grated parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 431.8
  • Carbohydrate 53.2 g
  • Cholesterol 33.6 mg
  • Fat 20.5 g
  • Fiber 3.6 g
  • Protein 11.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 7.4 g
  • Sodium 65.5 mg
  • Sugar 5 g


  1. Pasta with some vegetables added is always a winner. Adding Parmesan is only a plus. I've prepared and enjoyed pasta like this all my life but adding cream is not something I typically do. It often seems the case that some of the best stuff coming out of my kitchen happens when I need to - Read more ...
  2. Love this recipe as a start as I have changed it over the months. I hate when others change a recipe then rate it so I am rating it on the original which was good but I wanted to get more veggies into this one so I now add broccoli sun dried tomatoes mushrooms & - Read more ...
  3. Very bland. I was expecting a lot more lfavor from this receipe.
  4. Everyone loved this (including my 17 month old granddaughter!) Followed the recipe with the exception of adding yellow and orange peppers with the zucchini. This worked out very well and I will do the same when I prepare this again (and that will be soon!) We have found a new favorite recipe to use up - Read more ...
  5. It was very good my husband and my one year old loved it. Only things you have to add alot of seasons to it like seasalt all purpose seasons and some basil.
  6. My family and I liked this recipe quite a bit. My kids didn't want Zucchini in anything until they tried it. I noticed a discrepancy in the recipe; it calls for 2 TBLS. of Parmesan Cheese twice in the recipe ingredients yet in the directions it says to add 1/2 cup of cheese. I guessed - Read more ...
  7. This is a great easy sauce. You can leave out the veggie and add shrimp. I added a little more garlic for more flavor. I make it all the time with other noodles and different veggies. Very versatile.
  8. Even though I was super stuffy with a cold and couldn't really taste anything this was really good! The two year old liked it too. Be sure to season the zucchini with salt and pepper while cooking it and watch out with the oil. The onions sweat enough to create enough juice so you don't - Read more ...
  9. Made it as a side dish for a small dinner party with grilled chicken and steak. Worked out great since one guest was a vegetarian and everyone was able to enjoy the meal. Would definitely make it again.

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