Summer Squash Pasta Recipe

Summer Squash Pasta is the best dish to prepare during summers as it is light on stomach and quick to make.You can pack it for your lunch as a healthy meal or you can simply make it for your weekend specials to keep it light and healthy along with a toasted garlic bread.

Karthika Gopalakrishnan
Summer Squash Pasta Recipe
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Summer Squash Pasta is the best dish to prepare during summers as it is light on stomach and quick to make. It can be prepared instantly that makes great dinner and a perfect backpack recipe. You can even pack it in your lunch box too.

Serve Summer Squash Pasta along with Minestrone Soup for a light dinner on a weekday.

You can also try other Pasta recipes such as

  1. Pasta Aglio Olio
  2. Pasta in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
  3. Pasta Primavera with Fresh Basil

 

Cuisine: Italian Recipes
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • Salt , Coarse as required
  • Black pepper powder , as required
  • 250 grams Penne pasta , of your choice
  • 3 Yellow squash , quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Green peas (Matar)
  • 4 tablespoons Butter (Salted) , cut into small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese , grated
  • Parsley leaves , for garnish

How to make Summer Squash Pasta Recipe

  1. To begin making the Summer Squash Pasta, cook the pasta according to instructions in salted boiling water in a saucepan. Drain and reserve 1-2 ladles of the water.

  2. Add squash and peas and let it cook for about 4 minutes or until the squash becomes tender.

  3. In a saucepan, add butter and garlic. Sauce it for about 2 minutes and then add the pasta, vegetable mixture and saute for 2-3 minutes more.

  4. After 2-3 minutes, add lemon juice, parmesan cheese and mix everything well. If the pasta is dry, add the reserved water to make it saucy.

  5. Season with salt and pepper and toss to combine and it is ready to be served.

  6. Serve Summer Squash Pasta along with Minestrone Soup for a light dinner on a weekday.