Pasta with Zucchini Recipe

Hello everybody! Summer is quickly approaching and a new season brings fresher produce. Zucchini and tomatoes are in season as the temperature warms up here in the NorthEast, making this a delicious dinner to whip up for the family. Try this recipe with your favorite pasta! Enjoy! Watch my video below as I show you how I cook this recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. cavatelli, fresh
  • 3 zucchini, chopped (to your desired size)
  • 8 plum tomatoes, peeled and chopped (to your desired size)
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/3 cup olive oil, extra virgin
  • pecorino cheese
  • hot pepper flakes, to taste (optional)
  • salt, to taste

Bring a pot of water and a dash of salt to a boil. Add the pasta and cook as per the package instructions.

In a deep skillet, begin frying the garlic and onion in the oi...

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Penne alla Vodka Recipe

Hello everybody! Today’s post is on a delicious Penne alla Vodka recipe! I didn’t learn this recipe until I came to America, but it’s very good and easy to make. To watch me cook this recipe, watch the video below.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. penne
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pancetta, cubed
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • pecorino cheese
  • 16 oz. tomato sauce
  • 3 oz. vodka
  • black pepper, to taste
  • salt, to taste

Bring a pot of water to a boil. Cook the penne as per the package instructions.

Begin by adding the oil into a deep skillet and heating it up over a medium flame. Once the oil is heated up, add the pancetta and fry for about 2 minutes. Next, add the onion and garlic, making sure to stir frequently to keep from burning. Fry for about 2 minutes.

Lower the fla...

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