Zucchini and Sausage Pasta with Basil

Zucchini and Sausage Pasta with Basil

Fresh basil, squash and sausage make the ultimate easy summer pasta.

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (10)

  • 8 oz Pork Sausage
  • 2 Whole Zucchini
  • 2 Yellow Squash
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 cup Fresh Basil
  • 3 T Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 cup Farfalle Pasta
  • or 4 cup Cooked Penne Pasta
  • or 4 cup Cooked Gemelli Pasta
  • ½ cup Shredded Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese


  1. Cook the sausage in a large nonstick skillet, breaking it into bite-size pieces. Remove to a plate, set aside. In skillet with sausage drippings, add squash and sauté about 10 minutes over medium heat until browned.
  2. In a food processor pulse garlic. Add basil and pulse until chopped. Add olive oil until emulsified. Combine in pan the hot pasta, squash, sausage, and basil sauce, tossing gently until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese.