Creamy Zucchini Pasta with Proscuitto

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Creamy pasta with crispy prosciutto is what dreams are made of!

Camille C.
Camille C.
Very easy

5 minutes

Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

474 cal.

Per serving



Stovetop, Blender, Frying pan, Pot (small)


Pasta (spaghetti)

Step 1

In a pot of salted, boiling water, cook the pasta according to package instructions. Reserve a ladle of cooking water, then drain the pasta.


Step 2

Meanwhile, wash & small dice the zucchini.

Step 3

Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the zucchini. Season with salt & pepper. Stir & cook for 2 min.


Step 4

Grate the garlic over the zucchini. Brown everything for 5-6 min, until the zucchini is very tender.

Ricotta cheese

Step 5

Once the zucchini is cooked, transfer to a mixing bowl. Add the ricotta, pesto, pepper & a tbsp of pasta cooking water. Blend everything until you obtain a smooth mixture.


Step 6

Heat the same pan & add the slices of Prosciutto. Pan-fry until crispy. Transfer to a plate.

Step 7

Add the zucchini cream to the heated pan. Add another splash of reserved cooking water. Mix, then add the pasta & stir it all together.

Step 8

Serve the pasta on a plate with torn crispy prosciutto on top. Re-season to taste, it’s ready!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy474 cal.
Fat20 g
Carbohydrates57 g
Protein16 g
Fiber5 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Creamy Zucchini Pasta with Proscuitto" contains 474 Energy, 20 g of Fat, 57 g of Carbohydrates, 16 g of Protein, 5 g of Fiber.

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