Pasta with Fried Zucchini (pasta cu la cucuzza fritta)
Course: Main Course
Keyword: easy recipe, fast recipe, handmade pasta, pasta
4tbspseasoned grated caciocavallo cheese
Organic extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper
Chopped parsley(I prefer)
Basil or mint(optional)
Peel the zucchini (do not remove all the peeand slice it into round slices about half a centimeter.
Fry them in plenty of boiling extra virgin olive oil, with unpeeled garlic (“aglio in camicia).
When the zucchini are golden, drain them on a plate.
In this case I do not use absorbent paper because the oil that holds the courgettes helps me to flavor the pasta.
Cook the pasta (only spaghetti in Siciland when there are 2 minutes left at the end of cooking, transfer them into a large bowl, add the fried zucchini and the remaining oil on the bottom of the dish, mix gently adding grated caciocavallo cheese and if necessary a little pasta cooking water.
Add freshly ground black pepper, and chopped fresh parsley (basil or/and minto serve immediately.