Pasta with Zucchini & Sausage Recipe

June 07, 2014

Pasta with Zucchini & Sausage Recipe

Adding a dressing of oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano and lemon, your favorite sausage and some zucchini creates a zesty main dish in minutes.

Sam the Cooking Guy


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 3 medium zucchini
  • 3 links sausage: Chicken & Feta, Spicy Italian (any type you like)
  • 3/4 pound pasta, something short like penne
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • Kosher salt & freshly ground pepper


  1. Slice zucchini in 1/4 inch lengths, oil lightly and grill until well marked but still firm - remove and slice into bite size pieces.
  2. Cook sausages, and slice into 1/3 inch diagonal pieces - keep warm.
  3. Combine oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, lemon, parsley, salt & pepper - mix well and set dressing aside.
  4. Cook pasta one minute less than package directions. Drain well and mix in a large bowl with zucchini, sausage & dressing - serve.

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