Penne with Zucchini and Mushrooms

  • Author: Loreto
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 servings 1x
  • Category: Pasta
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • 200 g Penne lisce pasta
  • 1 and 1/2 medium zucchini
  • 2 large white button mushrooms
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • pinch of peperoncino (dried chili peppers)
  • salt
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • a couple sprigs chopped parsley
  • splash of white wine
  • 1/2 cup Parmigiano Reggiano


  1. Wash and dice zucchini and mushrooms.
  2. Mince garlic.
  3. Bring a medium pot of salted water to boil. While waiting for water to boil sauté the garlic and peperoncini in olive oil.
  4. Add diced zucchini and mushrooms and saute.
  5. Add white wine and let dissipate.
  6. Place pasta in boiling water. While pasta is cooking finish off vegetables in pan.
  7. Drain pasta and toss in pan with vegetables adding a little of the cooking water as needed.
  8. Finish with grated Parmigiano and parsley and a drizzle of olive oil.
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