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Zucchini Provolone Pasta

Course Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pasta, provolone cheese, zucchini
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories 87 kcal


  • 1 pound fettuccine pasta 1 pound fettuccine pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 zucchini 3 zucchini, cleaned and sliced in ¼ inch rounds
  • 2 garlic cloves 2 garlic cloves, peeled. and core removed
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons grated parmesan. cheese
  • cup smoked provolone cheese 1½ cup smoked provolone cheese grated with no lumps
  • Salt and Pepper Salt and Pepper
  • Basil Basil leaves (optional)


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil with the garlic and bring to warm hot but not smoking. Add the zucchinis and cook until golden turning them over often. Remove the garlic as soon as it turns golden and discard.

  2. Meanwhile cook the pasta in a large pot of salted water and remove 2 minutes prior to al dente according to packaging cooking time. Add them to the large skillet with the zucchinis with the help of kitchen thongs.

  3. Add all the cheese to the skillet. Add some water to slowly continue the cooking and melting the cheese. Continue stirring until all the cheese is melted and the pasta is ready. Add more cooking water as you go along to keep the pasta moist

  4. Grind a couple of rounds of black pepper, salt if needed, and serve hot.

    Optional: cut up pieces of basil and more provolone

Nutrition Facts
Zucchini Provolone Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 87 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 10mg0%
Potassium 106mg3%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 52IU1%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.