Quick & Easy

Zucchini and ricotta pasta salad

Zucchini is an incredibly versatile vegetable that can be used in all sorts of soups and stews and vegetable platters. Here, we've grilled it lightly and tossed it through a pasta salad. Just a little lemon juice, zest and ricotta completes this fresh and colourful dish.
zucchini and ricotta pasta salad



1.In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook pasta until just tender; drain.
2.Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine zucchini and half the oil. Cook zucchini, in batches, on heated oiled grill plate (or grill or barbecue) until tender.
3.In a large bowl, combine zucchini, zest, juice, garlic and remaining oil. Gently mix in pasta, cheese and basil.

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