Easy Weeknight Recipe

4 Ingredient Zucchini & Lemon Pasta

With just 4 simple ingredients, this zucchini pasta recipe is perfect for an easy but satisfying weeknight meal.

Step 1

Sauté the Zucchini Until Golden

The zucchini take on more color when you let them cook undisturbed for at least 3 minutes. No stirring or salting! 

Step 2

Add Salt, Garlic and Lemon (juice & zest)

Continue sautéing the zucchini mixture until the zucchini are nice and jammy. They become sponges that soak up the lemon and garlic flavors.

Step 3

Add Cooked al Dente Pasta

Along with lots of pasta water to help the zucchini bind to the pasta. 

Step 4

Serve with Red Pepper Flakes (optional)

Red pepper just gives the dish a little kick. It's not meant to be very spicy. Enjoy! Full recipe is below.