Light and refreshing pasta dish with zucchini and yellow squash

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Light and refreshing pasta dish with zucchini and yellow squash
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 22, 2024

This quick vegetarian pasta dish with zucchini and yellow squash is perfect for a weeknight dinner. The combination of fresh vegetables and pasta creates a light and refreshing meal that is easy to prepare. It's a great way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet without sacrificing flavor.


  • 8 oz pasta of your choice
  • 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 1 medium yellow squash, diced
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for topping
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish


  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions, drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add diced zucchini and yellow squash to the skillet, season with salt and pepper. Cook until vegetables are tender.
  4. Add cooked pasta to the skillet, toss to combine with the vegetables. Adjust seasoning if needed.
  5. Serve topped with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh basil leaves.
  6. Enjoy your quick vegetarian pasta with zucchini and yellow squash!

Interesting Facts

  • Zucchini and yellow squash are low in calories and high in vitamins A and C.
  • This dish is a great way to use up any excess zucchini and yellow squash from your garden.