Penne with Zucchini and Cheese Sauce

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Penne with Zucchini and Cheese Sauce
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 35 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
400 grams Penne
salt
1 zucchini
2 garlic
3 tablespoons olive oil
100 milliliters Vegetable broth
150 grams Mascarpone
1 tablespoon freshly chopped Peppermint
1 generous pinch Lemon peel
freshly ground peppers
freshly grated Cheese (i.e Pecorino)
Peppermint (to garnish)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Mascarponeolive oilsaltzucchinigarlic

Preparation steps

1.

Cook the penne in salted water until al dente. Rinse the zucchini and cut into small cubes, or grate if desired.

2.

Peel the garlic cloves and chop finely. Sweat briefly in hot oil. Add the zucchini and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the broth, mascarpone, peppermint, and lemon zest. Mix until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

3.

Add the drained pasta to the pan and mix with the sauce. Transfer to plates. Sprinkle with the cheese and serve garnished with mint.