Spaghetti with zucchini and Garlic

Savor this garlicky pasta recipe - it is tossed in sautéed zucchini and topped with shredded parmesan. My pasta with zucchini recipe makes a quick and light summer dinner.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword pasta with zucchini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 333 kcal
Author Dina from


  • 3 small zucchinis
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 lb spaghetti cooked al dente
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Using a box grater, shred the zucchini, then squeeze out the juices using your hands.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat, then add the minced garlic. Stir until the garlic gives off an aroma and begins to sizzle.
  3. Add the shredded zucchini and season with salt a pepper. Sauté for about 5-7 minutes. Cook the pasta al dente and add the hot, drained pasta to the pan.
  4. Give the pasta and zucchini a toss and add additional salt if need be.
Nutrition Facts
Spaghetti with zucchini and Garlic
Amount Per Serving
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 209mg9%
Potassium 335mg10%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 245IU5%
Vitamin C 13.6mg16%
Calcium 174mg17%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.